12/30/2011 01:06 EST | Updated 02/29/2012 05:12 EST

Pedestrian killed in LaSalle crash

A 51-year-old woman is dead after she was hit by a vehicle Thursday night in LaSalle.

Montreal police said the collision happened just after 9 p.m. on Shevchenko Boulevard.

The driver of the northbound vehicle didn’t see the pedestrian. Police said the woman was crossing between two intersections when she was hit.

She was taken to hospital, but died a short time later.

The north side of the boulevard was closed for several hours as police investigated.