A deadly crash on Highway 7, north of Kitchener, is effecting the morning commute.

The crash, between Spitzig Road and Greenhouse Road, occured around 3:00 a.m.

Police say a 26-year-old Kitcehener woman was walking alongside the road when she was struck by a pickup truck.  She was transported to hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

OPP have had the roadway closed in both directions for several hours.