Pedestrian Killed After Allegedly Stepping Out in Front of Truck on Yellowhead Trail in Edmonton

Edmonton, Alberta – The EPS is investigating a fatal collision involving a pedestrian that occurred this morning.

At approximately 8:30 a.m. today (Friday, Dec. 7, 2018), police were dispatched to Yellowhead Trail and 66 Street following a 911 call regarding a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle.

It was reported that the pedestrian stepped out in front of a three-tonne truck as it was travelling eastbound on Yellowhead Trail between the intersections of 68 and 67 Street. The 26-year-old male pedestrian was transported to hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

Pedestrian Fatality
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The 2019 Hino three-tonne truck remained on scene.

No charges are being laid. EPS Major Collision Investigations Section is investigating.

MRU #: TR18R041

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