11/24/2013 07:46 EST | Updated 01/24/2014 05:59 EST

Woman, 42, dies after being struck near Yonge and Steeles

A woman died Sunday afternoon when she was struck by a van near Yonge Street and Steeles Avenue West.

Toronto police say that a 42-year-old woman was killed while attempting to cross Steeles Avenue West, at an intersection just west of Yonge Street. She started out on the north side of the street.

A van was moving southbound on a driveway, west of Yonge Street, making a right-hand turn onto the westbound lanes of Steeles Avenue West when the woman was struck.

The woman was knocked to the ground and run over by the vehicle in the collision. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The collision remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at 416-808-1900, or to call Crime Stoppers at 416-222-8477.