Fatal hit and run in Waterloo under investigation

Waterloo Regional Police are investigating a pedestrian death following a hit and run in Waterloo early Sunday morning.

Waterloo Regional Police are investigating a pedestrian death following a hit and run in Waterloo early Sunday morning. 

Area residents found a man with severe head injuries at the intersection of Austin Drive and Hazel Street in Waterloo around 4:30 a.m. 

The man was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency services. 

The body of the man has been taken to a Hamilton hospital for a post-mortem, according to police. 

Police are looking for an older model SUV-style vehicle last seen travelling on Hazel Street towards Columbia Street.

Police ask anyone with information to call the traffic branch at 519-653-7700 extension 8793 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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