A woman is dead after being struck by an SUV on Highway 7 east of Vanscoy, Sask., early Saturday.

Warman/Delisle RCMP responded to the call at approximately 1:10 a.m. Officers say an SUV struck the female pedestrian on the highway two kilometres east of Vanscoy. She died as a result of the collision.

The highway was shut down and traffic was rerouted for a period of time, while an RCMP Collision Analyst attended the scene. The highway has since been reopened.

The incident is still under investigation.