A male pedestrian believed to be in his 20s is dead after being struck by a truck in Scarborough’s Dorset Park area.

The incident happened at a plaza near Kennedy Road and Antrim Crescent at around 6:40 p.m.

The male victim was found with life-threatening injuries and was rushed to a trauma centre via emergency run, Toronto Paramedic Services said. Officers said he later succumbed to his injuries while in hospital.

The vehicle remained at the scene, Toronto police said.

Police are asking the public to help identify the victim of the crash. He has been described as a brown man with short black hair between the ages of 20 and 25, standing five-foot-nine and weighing about 140 pounds. Officers said he had a tattoo on the left side of his chest reading “SANJU” with a heart above the “J.”

Roads have been closed off in the area to accommodate a police investigation.