Woman struck and killed by snow removal vehicle

A 73-year-old woman was struck and killed by a snow removal vehicle in the St. Michel district on Friday morning.

The accident happened at around 10:40 a.m. in a supermarket parking lot at at the corner of Jarry St. and Pie-IX Blvd.

The woman was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The 48-year-old driver of the payloader was treated on the scene for shock.

Montreal police have opened an investigation.