An elderly woman was killed after being struck by a vehicle as she tried to cross the street in Wallace Emerson Saturday evening.

Paramedics were called to the scene in the area of Dufferin Street and Armstrong Avenue around 6 p.m. and found the 90-year-old woman lying in the road.

She was rushed to a trauma centre but succumbed to her injuries.

According to police, the driver of the small SUV that struck her remained at the scene and is co-operating with investigators.

The death marks the city's fourth pedestrian fatality this year.