A man who was struck while crossing at an intersection in Portland Estates on Friday has died.
On October 31 at 5:11 p.m., officers responded to a collision between a car and a pedestrian at the intersection of Portland Estates Boulevard and Portland Hills Drive in Dartmouth. A 74-year-old man, who was crossing in the crosswalk at this intersection, was struck by an oncoming vehicle driven by a 23-year-old man. The pedestrian, who has been identified as William C. Lee of Dartmouth, sustained life-threatening injuries and passed away in hospital last night.
The investigation by the Collision Investigation Unit is ongoing and investigators are looking to speak with anyone who may have witnessed the collision.
Our thoughts remain with everyone who was affected by this tragic incident.