Female pedestrian struck and killed in Scarborough

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Toronto police say a woman is dead after a hit-and-run in the city's east end.

Police say they were called to the crash around 10:30 p.m. on Friday.

They say a 35-year-old woman was crossing the street when she was hit by a car, which knocked her to the ground.

The accident occurred in the intersection of Sheppard Avenue East and Pharmacy Road.

Police say the driver fled the scene and the woman was pronounced dead.

Investigators are asking witnesses to come forward.


with files from Newstalk 1010