Fredericton Police are investigating a deadly car accident that killed a 52-year-old man on Wednesday afternoon.

The man was crossing the downtown intersection at the corner of Brunswick and York streets at 3:20 p.m. when the accident happened.

The man was taken to the Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton, where he died at 8:35 p.m.

A police statement says an investigation into the fatal accident is ongoing but no charges have been laid and foul play is not suspected.

The police are asking for help identifying another male who was at the scene at the time and is believed to have been accompanying the victim.