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).