Man killed while crossing Sydney street

A man has died after being hit by a car while crossing a road in West Ryde.

The 84-year-old was walking across Herbert Street around 7.20am on Wednesday when he was struck.

He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being rushed to Westmead Hospital where he later died.


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The driver of the car, a 43-year-old woman, was taken to Ryde Hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests.

Forensic police examined the scene and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.