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Pedestrian Struck by Pickup Truck in Perth County

A pickup truck hit a pedestrian in the hamlet of Poole yesterday evening and they later died in hospital.

UPDATE: The deceased has been identified as 67 year old Mary Jantzi of Perth East.

Jantzi was walking on Perth Road 121 last night around 6:30 in the hamlet of Poole when she was hit by a southbound pickup truck. Any person with information regarding this collision should immediately contact Perth County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. 


PERTH COUNTY - A pedestrian has died after they were hit by a pickup truck in Perth County.

Police were called out to Road 121 in the hamlet of Poole shortly after 6:30 p.m. yesterday.

The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital before they died. Their identity has not been released at this time, pending notification of next of kin.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information should contact the Perth OPP by calling 1-888-310-1122. You can also submit an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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