A 54-year-old Hamilton woman is dead after being struck by a transport truck early Friday morning near Mount Hope.

OPP Const. Graham Williamson said the collision occurred just after 4 a.m. in the southbound lane on Hwy. 6, between Upper James Street and Chippewa Road, just south of the Hamilton airport.

The woman, whose identity is not being released, died at the scene.

Williamson said no charges will be laid against the driver of vehicle.