Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Allen Road. (CTV News/Corey Baird)

One person has died after being struck by a vehicle on Allen Road Friday night.

Emergency crews were called to the northbound lanes of the expressway near Lawrence Avenue West at around 7:19 p.m.

Police said a pedestrian reportedly stepped out onto the highway and was struck by a vehicle.

Toronto paramedics said the victim was pronounced dead.

The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene, police said.

All northbound lanes of Allen Road were closed between Eglinton Avenue West and Lawrence Avenue West for hours while police investigated the incident.

The roads have since reopened.

N/B Allen Rd & Lawrence Ave W
- reports of a pedestrian struck
- police responding
- unknown injuries
- reports that a pedestrian stepped out onto the Allen, and was struck by a driver/vehicle
- driver/vehicle remained o/s
- expect delays in the area#GO2109352
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— Toronto Police Operations (@TPSOperations) November 7, 2020