UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Robert Facette, 46, of Casselman. He died at intersection where he was struck by a transport truck.

CASSELMAN – A pedestrian was struck and killed at the intersection of Lafleche Boulevard and Principale Street in Casselman just after 10:30 am this morning (Fri., Sept. 29).

Russell County OPP responded alongside other emergency personnel.

Once at the scene, the investigation determined the pedestrian had been hit by a passing transport truck.

No information related to the victim’s gender or any other information has been released at this time.

OPP continue to investigate.

Principale Street is closed form the Highway 417 westbound exit to St-Isidore Road, with detours in place for all vehicles exiting the provincial highway in both directions. The public is asked to avoid the area.