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A 59-year-old Beaverton woman was killed while crossing Mara Road near Thorah Concession 7 Wednesday (July 5) afternoon.

According to the Durham Regional Police, the woman – who has not been identified – was hit by a Buick Regal as she was attempting to cross the street around 3:30 p.m.

Though several witnesses stopped to render assistance to the injured pedestrian until paramedics arrived, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the 92-year-old driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and reported no injuries.

Anyone with information about this incident or witnessed this collision is asked to call Detective Constable Brett Rayne of the Traffic Services Branch at 905-579-1520 (toll free 1-888-579-1520) ext. 5256.