A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle Thursday night next to a Montgomery County college, authorities said.

The accident was reported at 6:31 p.m. at Main Street and Sixth Avenue next to Ursinus College in Collegeville, a county dispatcher said. The county coroner was called to the scene.

No information was immediately available on whether the victim had a connection to the college. The cause of the accident was under investigation. - Robert Moran