The rider of a 49cc scooter is dead after being struck by a pickup truck on Highway 17, leading to the Tsawwassen ferry terminal.

Police say the truck was travelling southbound, when it struck the scooter, which was making a right turn onto the highway, throwing the woman 50 metres in to a ditch.

Investigators are trying to determine who had the right of way, and say the driver of the truck is cooperating with the investigation.

Scooter rider killed which struck by truck on Highway 17

Police interviewed the driver of this truck. It struck and killed a woman on a scooter on Highway 17 in Tsawwassen. (CBC)