Man, 38, struck by vehicle and killed in Mississauga, 13-year-old son critically injured

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A 38-year-old man was killed when he was hit by a vehicle on New Year’s Eve in Mississauga.

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The man’s 13-year-old son, who was also struck, is fighting for his life.

Peel Regional Police say the fatality happened at Kennedy Rd. and Courtney Park Dr. just after 6 p.m. on Friday.

The father was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced dead while his son was taken to a trauma centre with life-threatening injuries.

The vehicle’s driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators.

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Const. Mandeep Khatra told CP24 the two pedestrians were crossing Kennedy Rd. when they were struck.

“It is very unfortunate and no one wants to be involved in a situation like this,” he said.

Any witnesses are urged to contact the Major Collision Bureau or Crime Stoppers anonymously.

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