Pedestrian struck on Princess Street in Kingston has died

Kingston Police said a woman was struck by a vehicle while crossing Princess Street Wednesday afternoon and later died. (Dan Taekema/CBC - image credit)

Kingston Police say a 75-year-old woman died of her injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Princess Street Wednesday afternoon.

In a news release, police said they were called to the crash near McMichael Street and Hillendale Avenue shortly before 2 p.m.

The unnamed victim was crossing the street going south when the driver of a white sedan struck her, police said. A witness, then a police officer gave her emergency care until paramedics arrived, according to police.

Frontenac paramedics said they took a woman in her 70s to hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police said she later died in hospital.

Police said the driver remained at the scene and was co-operative with the investigation.

Princess Street was closed until around 5:30 p.m., police said, and their investigation continues. Police say they'd like to hear from any witnesses they haven't spoken to already and would like to see any footage picked up by dash or doorbell cameras.

The crash happened about four kilometres northwest of the downtown core.