A 29-year-old Cantley, Que., man has been arrested after a pedestrian was struck and killed in Gatineau's Aylmer sector Sunday morning.

Shortly after 9 a.m. ET, Gatineau police were called to the intersection of Lucerne Boulevard and Pine Street.

A pedestrian was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

His name and age have not been released.

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Gatineau police investigate after a pedestrian was struck and killed Sunday morning in the city's Aylmer sector. (Andrew Foote/CBC Ottawa)

The driver of the vehicle was arrested nearby shortly after the collision. Police have not released his name.

Gatineau police closed Lucerne between Frank-Robinson Avenue and Rue des Grands-Châteaux to traffic as they investigated the collision.

By 2 p.m. ET the road had reopened.

Drugs or alcohol are not believed to be factors. The investigation continues.