Update: The deceased has been identified as 46-year-old Robert Facette from Casselman.
Shortly before 10:30 a.m., a transport truck struck a pedestrian at the intesection of Laflèche Boulevard and Principale Street in Casselman.
Police from the Russell OPP detachment responding to the call determined the pedestrian died from the injuries sustained in the collision.
A release from the OPP indicates the investigation is ongoing.
The release adds that, Principal Street was closed from the 417 Westbound exit to St-Isidore Road for about nine hours.
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