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Police identify man killed in fail-to-remain Hwy. 401 crash
Published Wednesday, October 16, 2019 11:52PM EDT Last Updated Friday, October 18, 2019 7:26AM EDT
KITCHENER - Oxford County OPP are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on Highway 401 east of Woodstock.
Officers were called to the 401 in Blandford-Blenheim Township around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.
They said a passing eastbound motorist struck a man while he was outside of his car.
The driver failed to remain at the scene.
The man was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. He later succumbed to his injuries.
Police identified him on Thursday as 43-year-old Damitri Baranov of Chateauguay, Que.
One lane on the 401 was closed while crews investigate.
OPP believe that the other motorist was driving a truck like the one in the video below.
They're asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact them.