Toronto

1 dead after being struck by vehicle in North York

A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a vehicle in North York Tuesday evening.

Victim was taken to a trauma centre in life-threatening condition, pronounced dead soon after

Toronto police were called to the area of Laureleaf Road South and Steeles Avenue East just after 9 p.m. (Jeremy Cohn/CBC)

A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a vehicle in North York Tuesday evening.

Toronto police were called to the area of Laureleaf Road South and Steeles Avenue East just after 9 p.m. 

The victim was taken to a trauma centre in life-threatening condition and pronounced dead soon after.

The collision reconstruction team is on the scene investigating.

Steeles Avenue East is closed in both directions from Valloncliffe Road to Canadiana Drive.