Pedestrian killed on County Road 2

(Newswatch Group/File)

WOODRIDGE – A woman in her 70s is dead after being struck by a vehicle, west of Brockville.

Provincial police say 71-year-old Joy Rutherford died at hospital after the collision Thursday afternoon on County Road 2 near Hallecks Road South, eight kilometers west of Brockville.

Leeds County O.P.P. say the vehicle was travelling east when “a female pedestrian entered the road from the median and was struck by the vehicle.”

Good Samaritans stopped to give the woman first aid and CPR before she was taken to hospital by ambulance where she later died.

No charges have been laid.

A police investigation is underway.

The intersection will remain closed tonight, police said.

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