11/27/2014 09:16 EST | Updated 01/27/2015 05:59 EST

Female pedestrian killed after being hit by school bus

A woman has died after being hit by a school bus at Oak Street and Park Avenue late this afternoon.

Vancouver police say emergency crews were called to the intersection shortly before 5 p.m. PT.

Police say the woman was rushed to hospital, but died of her injuries.

Traffic on Oak Street is expected to be affected for some time and motorists are advised to take an alternate route.

More details will be provided as they become available.

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