Fatal collision on 401 westbound near Kingston

Photo via Logan Cadue

The westbound lanes of the 401 near Kingston remained closed for all of Saturday morning and into part of the afternoon following a fatal collision involving a pedestrian overnight.

OPP say a male pedestrian was struck and killed by a tractor trailer around 3:50 a.m. this morning in the area near Joyceville Rd.

Detours remained in place until around 1:30 p.m. as OPP Technical Collision Investigators assessed the incident.

OPP have identified the victim as Robert B Gale, a 62 year old male from Prince Edward County, Ontario.

As a result of the investigation, OPP do not anticipate any charges against the transport driver.

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