News Christmas Eve collision kills a pedestrian in Minden SHARE ON: Taylor Ablett, contributor, Sunday, Dec. 24th, 2017 (Photo courtesy OPP) One man is dead following a Christmas Eve crash in Minden Hills. Just before 6:00pm, a car heading southbound hit a pedestrian at the corner of Highway 35 and Water Street. The victim was taken to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The identity of the man isn’t being released until next of kin are notified. The OPP is still investigating, and says more information will be released when it becomes available.