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Pedestrian dead after hit by truck in Niagara Falls

Police are investigating a collision in Niagara Falls that killed a pedestrian. Don Mitchell / Global News

A woman hit by a truck in Niagara Falls has died in hospital, according to Niagara Regional Police.

Investigators say the 79-year-old victim was hit by a black Ford Ranger pickup just before 6:00 a.m. on Friday as she crossed Lundy’s Lane near Kalar Road.

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The woman from Niagara Falls was treated on scene for life-threatening injuries before being sent to hospital where she was subsequently pronounced dead, say police.

A 66-year-old man from Thorold who was the driver of the truck remained on scene.

Anyone with information on the collision can reach out to police at (905) 688-4111.

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