OPP have identified a pedestrian killed on the 417 on Canada Day as 22-year-old Tyler Anthony Pellerin-Gagnon of North Dundas Township.

Paramedics say the man was hit by a vehicle on the westbound lanes of the 417 near Bronson just before 11:00 on Wednesday night. He didn't have any vital signs when paramedics arrived on scene. He was rushed to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

All lanes of the westbound Queensway were closed. Cars were being directed off the highway using a near-by on ramp.

The OPP is investigating the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Ottawa OPP detachment at 613-270-9171.