Fremantle forward Hayden Ballantyne is in mourning following the tragic death of his younger brother.

Brendan Ballantyne died after being hit by a car while he was walking along Ennis Avenue in Perth’s south on Saturday night.

The 22-year-old leaves behind a two-year-old daughter and his pregnant fiancée, who is due to give birth in the coming weeks.

A 47-year-old man has been charged with careless driving occasioning death.

It has been reported the man had just finished his shift as a pizza delivery driver before the accident happened.

The Dockers released a statement on Sunday expressing their “deepest sympathies” to the Ballantyne family.

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Hayden Ballantyne has played 168 games for the Dockers since making his debut in 2009, and is contracted for next year.

AAP