(CASSELMAN, ON) – On Friday, September 29, 2017 at approximately 10:31am, officers of the Russell County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a fatal collision at the intersection Lafleche Boulevard and Principale Street in the Village of Casselman, Ontario.
Upon arrival, the investigation determined that a pedestrian was struck by a transport truck.
The pedestrian, Robert FACETTE (46 years) of Casselman, Ontario sustained fatal injuries. He was found deceased at the scene.
The Prescott-Russell Emergency Services (paramedics) and the Casselman Fire Department assisted officers at the scene. The investigation is assisted by OPP Traffic Collision Investigators.
Principale Street was closed between Highway 417 and St-Isidore Road for approximately 9 hours.
The cause of the incident is still under investigation.
A post mortem was scheduled to take place in Ottawa on September 29, 2017.
Witnesses to the incident or anyone with information about the matter are asked to contact the Russell County OPP at 613-443-4499 or 1-888-310-1122.