Man dies after being hit by SUV in Toronto

Click to play video: 'Pedestrian struck and killed by SUV in Scarborough' Pedestrian struck and killed by SUV in Scarborough
WATCH ABOVE: Toronto police were called to the intersection of Victoria Park and Sparks avenues in Scarborough Thursday night where a 34-year-old man was struck and killed by an SUV. The driver remained on scene and the investigation is ongoing – Mar 26, 2021

Toronto police say a 34-year-old man has died after he was hit by a vehicle in the city’s north-east end Thursday night.

Police said a 46-year-old woman was driving a 2015 Toyota SUV northbound on Victoria Park Avenue, just north of Sparks Avenue, at around 11 p.m.

The pedestrian was crossing from the east sidewalk to the west when he was struck by the SUV travelling north, police said.

Paramedics said the man was transported to a trauma centre in serious condition.

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Police confirmed Friday morning that the pedestrian died from his injuries in hospital.

Investigators are asking local residents, businesses and drivers who may have security or dashcam footage of the area to call officers.

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The area was closed for the investigation but has since reopened.

Toronto police investigating a pedestrian who was fatally struck by an SUV. Adam Dabrowski / Global News

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