Pedestrian killed in Pelham

The Niagara Regional Police Service is investigating after a 66-year-old Ridgeville female was killed by a car on Saturday, Nov. 30/2019, in Pelham.

The woman was on Effingham St. north of Foss Road when she was struck.

Police, fire and ambulance responded to the call at about 10:50 a.m. Saturday morning.

“Initial investigation revealed that a 66-year-old Ridgeville female was on Effingham Street when she was struck by a southbound 2006 Volkswagen Jetta that was being driven by a 51-year-old Fonthill male. The pedestrian suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced at the scene,” a Niagara Regional Police Service press release said.

The diver of the car received no physical injuries.

“This collision remains under investigation by the Coroner’s Office and Detectives of the Niagara Regional Police Services Collision Reconstruction Unit,” the release said.

Witnesses are asked to contact investigators at (905) 688-4111, extension 5500.


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