08/29/2012 03:30 EDT | Updated 10/29/2012 05:12 EDT

Elderly woman dies after being hit by tractor trailer

An elderly woman has died after being struck by a tractor trailer in Mississauga, Ont.

The collision occurred just after 1 p.m. ET Wednesday at the intersection of Wolfedale Road and Burnhamthorpe Road West.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name has not yet been released.

The intersection remained closed until the evening, as police investigated the collision.

Police say the driver of the tractor trailer is co-operating with the investigation.