A man in his 50s is dead after being struck by a vehicle in North York Saturday evening.

The male pedestrian was struck near Dufferin Street and Finch Avenue around 7:45 p.m., an EMS spokesperson said.

He was rushed to hospital with serious injuries, but was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police have closed down a stretch of Finch Avenue West between Wilmington and Torresdale avenues as they investigate the fatal collision.