Man dies after being struck by car in East Vancouver

May 9 2018, 4:59 pm

An elderly man is dead after after he was hit by a car while crossing the street at a marked crosswalk in East Vancouver on Tuesday afternoon.

According to police, the incident took place just before 2 pm, at Victoria Drive and Kingsway Avenue.

Officers were called to the scene, where they found a man suffering from serious injuries, as a result of the incident.

He was rushed to the hospital, where he later passed away.

Police said they believe the man was crossing Kingsway in the crosswalk, when a southbound car on Victoria Drive made a left turn onto Kingsway and struck him.

The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators.

This is Vancouver’s fourth pedestrian death in 2018.

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