Crimestoppers: Pedestrian dies after struck by car on Parkes Way, Russell (15 October 2009)

Crimestoppers logoACT Policing is investigating the death of a male pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle on Parkes Way at 8.11pm tonight (Thursday, October 15).

Although investigations are at an early stage police believe the pedestrian, believed to be a 42-year-old man from Griffith, had stepped from the road verge on the southern carriageway of Parkes Way, where he was then struck by a Nissan Pulsar sedan travelling west (city-bound).

At this time, police believe that neither speed nor alcohol were contributing factors in the driver’s involvement.

It was the 12th road death in the ACT this calendar year.

Police are appealing for any witnesses who may have witnesses the accident to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or via the Crime Stoppers website on

Anybody with any information about this crime or any other crime is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or Report Crime Online.

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