Pedestrian killed on County Road 2

PRESCOTT – A teenager has been struck and killed on County Road 2 in Augusta Township.

Grenville County O.P.P. first received a call around 11 p.m. Wednesday night about a pedestrian walking on the highway near Irace Drive, east of Brockville.

Another call came in shortly after about two people talking near Sharpes Lane.

Shortly after police located the two individuals, a third call was received by police dispatchers that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle around Irace Drive.

Paramedics tried to revive the victim, found in the middle of the road, before he was transported to hospital. He was later pronounced dead.

The victim has been identified as a 17-year-old from St. Catherines.

He had been hit by a car while walking on the highway, said police.

The car driver – a 33-year-old from Augusta Township – called 911 right away and police don’t expect to lay charges.

Any witnesses are asked to call O.P.P. at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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