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Woman in her 70s struck and killed near Finch and Islington

Last Updated Feb 2, 2018 at 1:47 pm EST

Toronto police investigate a pedestrian fatality at Finch Avenue West and Pearldale Avenue on Feb. 2, 2018. CITYNEWS/Daniel Berry

A woman in her 70s has died after being struck by a vehicle in the the northwest end of Toronto.

Emergency crews were called to Finch Avenue West and Pearldale Avenue near Islington Avenue around 9:45 a.m. on Friday.

The victim was rushed to hospital with serious injuries but later died.

The driver remained at the scene.

This is the city’s ninth pedestrian fatality of the year.

Toronto police investigate a pedestrian fatality at Finch Avenue West and Pearldale Avenue on Feb. 2, 2018. CITYNEWS/Daniel Berry
Toronto police investigate a pedestrian fatality at Finch Avenue West and Pearldale Avenue on Feb. 2, 2018. CITYNEWS/Daniel Berry