Brossard woman, 61, dies after being hit by truck

Longueuil police are investigating a fatal accident in Longueuil that killed a 61-year-old woman from Brossard.

Pedestrian was crossing Taschereau Blvd. in Longueuil when she was struck by a flatbed truck

The 19-year-old driver of this flatbed truck was treated for shock after a 61-year-old woman was stuck and killed as she was crossing Taschereau Blvd. (Radio-Canada)

Longueuil police are investigating a fatal accident in Longueuil that killed a 61-year-old woman from Brossard.

Police say the woman was crossing Taschereau Boulevard, near Panama Avenue, on Tuesday just before 3 p.m., when a flatbed truck travelling westbound hit her.

She was transported to hospital, where she died shortly after.

The driver, 19, was also taken to hospital to be treated for shock.

Investigators will try to find out what caused the incident.