A male pedestrian struck by a vehicle in Ajax Tuesday night has died, Durham Regional Police confirm.

The collision occurred at around 8 p.m. near Rossland Rd. W. and Westney Rd. N.

Police say the victim, identified as a 32-year-old man, was crossing the street when he was struck by a Nissan Versa heading eastbound on Rossland Road West.

The victim was transported to hospital for treatment but later died.

The pedestrian, police say, was not crossing at a controlled intersection.

The driver of the vehicle involved in the collision remained at the scene.

The circumstances surrounding the collision are still under investigation but police say the conditions were clear and dark at the time of the crash.

Roads in the area were closed overnight but have since reopened.

Witnesses or anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact investigators.