February 27, 2018 5:21 pm
Updated: February 27, 2018 6:24 pm

11-year-old boy dies after being struck by vehicle in Scarborough

The scene where an 11-year-old boy was struck and killed Tuesday in Scarborough.

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An 11-year-old boy has died after being struck by a vehicle in Scarborough on Tuesday evening.

Toronto police said officers responded to a call about a pedestrian struck in the area of Kennedy Road and Steeles Avenue, around 3:30 p.m.

The boy was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he later succumbed to his injuries, Const. Clint Stibbe confirmed to Global News.

The driver remained on scene and is cooperating with police.

The intersection of Canongate Trail and Purcell Trail is closed as police investigate.

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