04/14/2014 02:41 EDT | Updated 06/14/2014 05:59 EDT

Woman killed after scooter struck in Tsawwassen

The rider of a 49cc scooter is dead after being struck by a pickup truck on Highway 17, leading to the Tsawwassen ferry terminal.

Police say the truck was travelling southbound, when it struck the scooter, which was making a right turn onto the highway, throwing the woman 50 metres in to a ditch.

Investigators are trying to determine who had the right of way, and say the driver of the truck is cooperating with the investigation.