UPDATE: Pedestrian killed after being hit by vehicle near General Hospital, CHEO

Ottawa Police say a pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle near CHEO.

.@opscollisions continues to investigate fatal collision involving a pedestrian on Smyth Rd. this am. Smyth Rd. is closed between Lynda Lane and Highland Terrace. Please avoid the area. Duration unknown.

— Ottawa Police (@OttawaPolice) March 9, 2018

Police were called to the intersection of Smyth Road and Highland Terrace at around 10:00 a.m. Friday.

It appears a male pedestrian was hit by cement truck.

Police say a male pedestrian was on the south side of Smythe road when he stepped off the sidewalk and somehow ended up underneath an east bound cement truck. Investigation is on going. @ctvottawa

— Annie BergeronOliver (@AnnieClaireBO) March 9, 2018

Police had closed Smyth Road is between Lynda Lane and Highland Terrace for the investigation, but it reopened by 2:30 p.m.

More to come.