02/12/2015 08:43 EST | Updated 04/14/2015 05:59 EDT

Pedestrian dies after being struck by STM bus

A 55-year-old woman has died after being struck by an STM bus at about 1:30 p.m. today.

A spokesman for Montreal police said the bus was going eastbound on eastbound Bellechasse Street, and was turning left onto St-Denis Street when the woman was hit. 

Investigators were at the scene for several hours trying to reconstruct what happened. The intersection reopened at 4:30 p.m.

The woman died in hospital shortly before 7 p.m. 

Police say the investigation is still ongoing.