Pedestrian struck and killed by cement truck in downtown Toronto, police say

A photo of police on scene near Cherry and Mill streets in Toronto. Kevin Maddock / Global News

Toronto police say a 67-year-old female pedestrian was fatally struck by a cement truck in the city’s downtown area.

Emergency crews were called to Cherry Street and Mill Street at around 12:40 p.m. Wednesday.

Police said a senior was struck by a truck turning right while she was walking in a crosswalk and suffered “very serious injuries.” The woman died at the scene.

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Officers said the driver of the truck remained on scene.

Roads in the area were closed for the investigation.

Meanwhile, anyone with information was asked to call police at 416-808-1900 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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