11/20/2014 02:42 EST | Updated 01/20/2015 05:59 EST

Pedestrian hit and killed by truck in Saint-Léonard

A pedestrian has died after being struck by a truck on Lacordaire Boulevard in the Montreal borough of Saint-Léonard.

The 25-year-old man was crossing the street when he was hit by the truck, which was making a right turn onto Saint-Zotique Street.

Police said the truck driver didn't see the pedestrian until it was too late.

Paramedics were called, but the man was declared dead on the scene.

Montreal police are investigating the incident.