Elgin County OPP is currently investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on the 401.

Officers were called to the eastbound lanes of the 401 just west of Blacks Rd. around 1:30 pm Sunday.

An eastbound black four door sedan car struck and killed a male pedestrian.

Police say the pedestrian from North York had stopped on the south shoulder, exiting his tractor trailer.

The driver of the car, an Ilderton man, was not injured.

Police will release the name of the deceased pending notification of next of kin.

The eastbound 401 lanes between Orford Rd and Furnival Rd. are expected to be closed for several more hours.

Detours are in effect.

The investigation continues.