One person is dead following a collision on Walpole Island.

Authorities say the victim was walking on Chief’s Road just before 11:30 Monday night when they were struck by a passing vehicle.

The person was taken to hospital, where they were later pronounced dead.

A section of Chief’s Road remained closed as Lambton OPP and the Walpole Island Police Service continued their investigation.

The victim’s name has not yet been released.

According to the OPP, the vehicle involved remained at the scene but no charges have been laid at this point.