Detectives from the Roads and Transport Policing Command are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision in Hackney.
Police were called to Mare Street at the junction with Graham Road, E8 at approximately 10:25hrs on Thursday, 11 July to reports of a collision.
Officers and the London Ambulance attended and found a female pedestrian, aged in her mid-60s, in a critical condition following a collision with an HGV recovery vehicle.
She was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.
Police have informed her next of kin.
A post-mortem examination will be held in due course. Formal identification awaits.
The driver involved stopped at the scene and is assisting police with their enquiries. No arrests have been made.
Any witnesses, or anyone with dash cam footage of the collision, are asked to the Serious Collision Investigation Unit on 020 8597 4874 or police via 101 quoting reference 2750/11 July.