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Six-year-old pedestrian killed in downtown Orillia crash

Police say three pedestrians were struck in the incident at the corner of West and Colborne streets
OPP file photo

A six-year-old girl was killed Saturday evening following a "serious" two-vehicle collision in downtown Orillia.

Police say three pedestrians were struck during the crash that occurred at about 5 p.m. at the corner of Colborne Street and West Street.

All three pedestrians were transported to Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital, police say.

"Sadly, a six-year-old child succumbed to their injuries," noted Orillia OPP in a media release.

The other child and adult suffered minor injuries.

Members of the Traffic Incident Management Enforcement (TIME) team and collision reconstructionists are assisting with the investigation. The intersection was closed for several hours, but has since reopened.

The Orillia OPP request that any witnesses who have not already spoken to police or who have video surveillance in the area, to call the Orillia OPP at 1-888-310-1122.