An elderly man died Saturday after being hit by a truck in Mississauga.

Peel police said the 80-year-old victim was walking across Bristol Road East at Anthony Avenue when he was struck by the vehicle around 8 a.m.

He was taken to a local hospital suffering from life-threatening injuries, and later died.

The driver remained on the scene, but investigators are still appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).