Ontario Provincial Police say a pedestrian is dead after being struck while walking in a live lane of traffic on Highway 401 in North York.
Police said officers responded to a call about a pedestrian struck on the eastbound express lanes at Allen Road.
Emergency services arrived on scene and located a victim laying on the ground with a tractor trailer stopped just ahead of it.
The victim was pronounced dead on scene.
Police said before they responded to the incident they also received calls about a disabled vehicle in the collector lanes near Allen Road. However, police could not confirm whether the pedestrian was from that vehicle.
There is no word on age or identity of the victim.
The eastbound lane were closed for the investigation but have since been reopened.