York Region Police say an elderly man is dead after being struck by a vehicle in Newmarket.
It happened around 12:30 p.m. on Leslie near Gorham Drive Monday afternoon. Officials say the victim was 99-years-old.
Officers say the man was operating a mobility scooter and was struck by a white Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck while crossing the driveway of a commercial plaza. He was transported to hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The driver did remain at the scene, no word on any charges.
Leslie Street between Gorham and Srigley streets remains closed this hour.
Police are asking any witnesses to contact them.