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Woman, 79, killed after being struck by vacuum truck in Malton

Last Updated Dec 4, 2018 at 5:58 pm EST

An elderly woman has died after being struck by a vacuum truck in Malton. CITYNEWS/Hughes Cormier

An elderly woman has died after being struck by a vacuum truck in Malton.

Peel police were called to a residential neighbourhood at the intersection Dorcas Street and Minotola Avenue near Goreway Drive just after 2 p.m.

The 79-year-old pedestrian was pronounced dead on the scene.

Const. Sarah Patten said the woman lives in the area and she was walking along the curb on the roadway when she was struck by a truck leaving a nearby job site.

The driver remained on the scene and is cooperating with police.

An elderly woman has died after being struck by a vacuum truck in Malton. CITYNEWS/Hughes Cormier
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