LONDON, ONT. -- A male pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle just west of Kirkton, Ont. Tuesday morning.

Emergency crews responded to the collision between a sedan and a pedestrian around 9 a.m. on Kirkton Road near Plugtown Line.

Police say a man was attempting to cross the roadway when he was struck by a sedan that was travelling westbound on Kirkton Road.

He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. He has been identified as Marwood Willis, 86, of Kirkton.

A post-mortem examination has been scheduled to take place on Wednesday.

Kirkton Road was closed between Plugtown Line and Highway 23 for the investigation.