June 13, 2018 10:30 am
Updated: June 13, 2018 11:25 am

Police release image of pickup truck involved in fatal hit-and-run in northwest Toronto

Police released an image of a Dodge Ram pickup truck involved in a fatal hit-and-run in Toronto on Monday, June 11, 2018.

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Toronto police have released a new security camera image of a grey Dodge Ram pickup truck they say was involved in a hit-and-run that killed a 50-year-old woman in the city’s northwest end.

Authorities said the right front tire and rim assembly on the vehicle have been replaced and was using a spare tire replacement.

Police are asking any body shop, or parts supplier, who have recently been contacted for replacement tires or rims for a Dodge Ram pickup truck to come forward.

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Police said they were called to the Dufferin Street and Briar Hill Avenue area, north of Eglinton Avenue West, at around 3 p.m. on Monday for a pedestrian struck.

The woman, identified by family members as Isabel Soria, was rushed to hospital in life-threatening condition. She later died of her injuries.

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Soria’s cousin Edna Mendoza told Global News on Tuesday that the victim has lived in Canada for 18 years and that her husband had moved here from the Philippines just a year ago. They lived just steps away from where she was fatally struck.

Police said officers are looking for a male driver, who is believed to be in his 30s, and was last seen wearing a construction vest.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1900 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS.

VIDEO: Toronto police release surveillance video of hit-and-run vehicle in northwest Toronto

— With a file from Jessica Patton and Nick Westoll

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