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1 dead, 1 critically injured following Scarborough collision

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A man is dead and a woman critically injured after a collision in Scarborough on Tuesday afternoon, Toronto police say.

Roads near Steeles Ave. E and Silver Star Blvd. closed as police investigate

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Police say two pedestrians were struck by a truck around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in Scarborough. One elderly man died at the scene, while an elderly woman was critically injured. (Graeme Roy/The Canadian Press)

A man is dead and a woman critically injured after a collision in Scarborough on Tuesday afternoon, Toronto police say.

Police say a truck struck two pedestrians near Steeles Avenue East and Silver Star Boulevard, east of Kennedy Road, around 12:30 p.m.

Toronto paramedics say an elderly man was pronounced dead on scene. An elderly woman was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

Police say roads in the area are closed as police investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators. 

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