Pedestrian struck and killed by pickup truck in Perth County
An Ontario Provincial Police logo is shown during a press conference in Barrie, Ont., on April 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
KITCHENER -- A pedestrian was killed Tuesday night after they were struck by a pickup truck in Perth County.
First responders were called to Perth Road 121, west of Elmira in the hamlet of Poole, around 6:39 p.m.
OPP say the pedestrian was taken by an ambulance to a local hospital where they were later pronounced deceased.
The victim has been identified by police as Mary Jantzi, 67, from Perth East.
Police have scheduled a post-mortem examination.
Perth Road 121, between Line 61 and Perth Road 119, was closed while police investigated.
OPP are asking anyone with information on the crash to call 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).