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Elderly woman hit by pickup truck, killed in Pembroke parking lot: OPP

Anyone with information is asked to contact Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Editor’s note: A previous version of this story indicated the victim was an 85-year-old man. This was incorrect and the story has been updated. We apologize for the error.

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say an elderly pedestrian died after he was hit by a pickup truck in a parking lot in the city of Pembroke, located about 145 kilometres northwest of Ottawa.

The collision happened at around 1 p.m. on Thursday in a lot on the 200 block of Joseph Street, OPP said in a news release Thursday afternoon.

OPP say an 85-year-old woman died at the scene. On Friday, OPP identified the woman as Elizabeth Berrigan of Pembroke.

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The driver of the truck wasn’t injured, according to OPP.

OPP officers and technical collision investigators are probing the collision.

The parking lot area will stay closed “well into the afternoon,” the news release said.

OPP are still investigating the incident. There is no word on whether charges are being considered.

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