Pedestrian killed in accident

A Fort Frances woman died yesterday after being struck by a vehicle in the parking lot at 375 Scott St., near Gagné Pharmacy, Fort Frances OPP reported this morning.
The accident occurred shortly before 4 p.m. when a 1992 Chevrolet pickup truck, being operated by a 25-year-old driver, struck the female pedestrian, police said.
The woman, identified as Simone Caron, 71, of Fort Frances, was taken to La Verendrye Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police added.
Police said the accident remains under investigation.