Pedestrian struck by vehicle succumbs to injuries

Edmonton, Alberta – A pedestrian struck by a vehicle earlier this month has succumbed to his injuries.

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At approximately 8:25 a.m. on Friday, Mar. 3, 2017, Northwest Division officers were called to a report of a collision in the area of 128 Avenue and 101 Street. It was reported that a 64-year-old male pedestrian was crossing 128 Avenue between 97 Street and 101 Street when a 2012 white Ford Econoline van travelling eastbound on 128 Ave struck the pedestrian.

EMS responded, treated and transported the pedestrian to hospital with life-threatening injuries. On Wednesday, Mar. 8, 2017 the pedestrian succumbed to his injuries in hospital, marking Edmonton’s 3rd traffic fatality of the year.

The 31-year-old male driver of the van did not sustain any injuries.

At this time, no charges have been laid against the driver of the van. EPS Traffic Section continues to investigate.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.tipsubmit.com/start.htm.

Edmonton Police Service
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