Police investigate fatal collision in south Edmonton

Edmonton, Alberta – The EPS Traffic Section is investigating a fatality after a female pedestrian was struck by a truck in south Edmonton early this morning.

At approximately 6:30 a.m. today, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, police were called to the intersection of James Mowatt Trail SW and Desrochers Gate SW/Allard Boulevard SW, after a Dodge Ram allegedly struck a 29-year-old female in an unmarked crosswalk.

It was reported the female had been travelling eastbound across James Mowatt Trail SW, toward Allard Boulevard SW, when she was struck by the Dodge Ram allegedly driven by a 43-year-old male.

The female pedestrian was treated and transported to hospital where she was declared deceased.

Police do not believe alcohol or drugs were a factor in this collision. The family of the 29-year-old female has been notified.

Officers with Major Collision Investigation Section continue to investigate. No charges have been laid at this time.

This is Edmonton’s 29th traffic fatality of the year.

Anyone who witnessed this collision is encouraged 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.

MRU #:TR17R051

Edmonton Police Service
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