From Devon & Cornwall Police:
Emergency services were called at 9.55am following reports of a collision between a vehicle and a female pedestrian on Tresawls Road, near the Royal Cornwall Hospital.
A woman in her 80s sustained serious injuries and was sadly confirmed deceased at the scene. Enquiries remain ongoing to identify and locate her next of kin.
The driver of the vehicle is uninjured.
Localised closures remain in place whilst emergency services are at the scene.
Investigating officers are appealing to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident and anyone who was in the area with dash cam footage.
Anyone who witnessed the incident and anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting log 240 26/6/19.