According to a police press release – around 6:00 a.m. officers responded to a call of a a vehicle striking a pedestrian in the area of Second Line West and Brunswick Avenue.
Upon arrival officers located a woman with significant injuries. Shortly afterwards she was pronounced dead at the scene.
The vehicle involved in the collision did not remain at the scene. Officers are currently investigating and attempting to locate the vehicle.
At this time we are urging members of the public to avoid the area as the investigation is ongoing. Traffic on Second Line West is blocked and being diverted at Korah Road and at Farwell Terrace.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or who may have dash cam or video surveillance of the area is urged to contact Sault Ste. Marie Police at 705-949-6300.