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Woman, 86, using a walker struck and killed in East York

Last Updated Sep 21, 2017 at 5:28 am EDT

A woman employing a walker was struck and killed in the area of Broadview and Mortimer avenues on Sept. 20, 2017. CITYNEWS/Dave Misener

An 86-year-old woman has been struck and killed by a pickup truck in East York.

Police say the woman, who was using a walker, was crossing Broadview Avenue near Mortimer Avenuewhen she was struck by a northbound pickup truck just before 8 p.m. Wednesday night.

The woman suffered serious injuries and was without vital signs when paramedics transported her to a nearby trauma centre, where she succumbed to her injuries.

The driver of the vehicle remained on scene.