78-year-old man killed crossing highway near Belwood, OPP say

OPP say a 78-year-old-man was hit and killed while attempting to cross a highway near Lake Belwood Thursday night.
Provincial police are investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian on Wellington Road 18. (CBC)

A 78-year-old man was hit and killed on a highway near Belwood Lake Thursday night.

Wellington County OPP say the man from Stoney Creek got out of his car on the side of Wellington Road 18 around 6 p.m. and was apparently trying to cross the highway when he was hit by a car.

The man received life threatening injuries and was rushed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

OPP say the cause of the crash is now under investigation. Polic