19-year-old dies after being struck by pickup truck in Montreal's Sud-Ouest

The intersection of Ste-Émilie Street and St-Augustin Street was closed Tuesday morning as Montreal police investigated. (Simon-Marc Charron/Radio-Canada - image credit)
The intersection of Ste-Émilie Street and St-Augustin Street was closed Tuesday morning as Montreal police investigated. (Simon-Marc Charron/Radio-Canada - image credit)

A 19-year-old man has died after being run over by a pickup truck in Montreal's Sud-Ouest borough early Tuesday.

According to police, the vehicle was turning off Ste-Émilie Street onto St-Augustin Street in the Saint-Henri neighbourhood when the incident occurred.

Police say the young man may have been lying in the road on St-Augustin Street when he was hit around 4:45 a.m Tuesday.

The man suffered serious injuries to his upper body and was rushed to hospital, where he later died.

The intersection was closed Tuesday morning as Montreal police investigated the cause and circumstances of the incident.