Pedestrian hit and killed in Newton

The 49-year-old man was not at a crosswalk when he was struck by a car at 65 Avenue and King George Boulevard.

  • Jan. 26, 2012 1:00 p.m.

A man has been struck and killed by a vehicle onĀ  King George Boulevard in Newton.

The 49-year-old man was crossing the street at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 6500 block of King George Boulevard, when a northbound grey Plymouth Neon struck the him.

He was taken to hospital, but succumbed to his injuries Thursday morning.

Police say drugs, alcohol or speed are not considered to be factors in the accident.

There was no crosswalk at the location, and police say the man was inexplicably standing in the lane of traffic.

Charges against the driver are not anticipated at this time.