Pedestrian killed on Highway 401 west of Cornwall

(Newswatch Group/File)

LONG SAULT – A pedestrian has been struck and killed on a section of Highway 401 between Long Sault and Ingleside.

SD&G O.P.P. say the person “entered the roadway and was struck” by a transport around 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Investigators are still trying to determine why the 27-year-old man was in the live lanes of traffic.

The truck driver was not hurt.

A section of the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 has been closed at Dickinson Drive in Ingleside (mile marker 770) with no estimated time when it will reopen.