Canada Woman killed by Canada Post truck in Scarborough

08:55  10 january  2018
08:55  10 january  2018 Source:   Toronto Star

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The woman , in her 70s, was pronounced dead in hospital Tuesday night.

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A woman in her 70s is dead after she was struck and pinned under a truck on Tuesday evening. © Rene Johnston A woman in her 70s is dead after she was struck and pinned under a truck on Tuesday evening.

A woman in her 70s is dead after she was struck and pinned under a Canada Post truck in Scarborough on Tuesday evening.

Toronto police Const. Allyson Douglas-Cook said officers were just around the corner from the scene, near Eglinton Ave. and Birchmount Rd., when the call came in at around 6:15 p.m.

The woman had no vital signs when she was freed from under the truck, Douglas-Cook added. Paramedics performed CPR, but were unable to revive her.

She was rushed to hospital in critical condition. Douglas-Cook later confirmed that the woman succumbed to her injuries.

Live footage from CP24 showed what appeared to be a red Canada Post truck stopped inside the police tape.

Douglas-Cook said the driver remained at the scene.

Eglinton Ave. has been closed both ways between Birchmount Rd. and Ironview Rd.

Police said the road will be closed for an “extensive period” while an investigation is conducted.

No charges have been laid.

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