Pedestrian killed on County Road 2

(Newswatch Group/File)

PRESCOTT – A pedestrian has died after being struck by a car on County Road 2 in Edwardsburgh-Cardinal Township Thursday night (Nov. 21).

Police say a 42-year-old man was walking on County Road 2 at Riddle Road when he was struck and killed around 11 p.m., about five kilometers west of Cardinal.

The victim has been identified as William Kinch of Prescott.

The driver was treated for shock, police said.

The Edwardsburgh-Cardinal Fire Department, Leeds-Grenville EMS and the O.P.P. Traffic Collision Investigation Unit were on scene Thursday night and the road was closed for an investigation.

It has since reopened.

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