Senior killed in Vancouver's second pedestrian fatality of 2019

Feb 5 2019, 7:42 pm

Vancouver police are investigating the city’s second pedestrian fatality of the year.

According to VPD, the incident took place at 10:15 am on Tuesday. A woman in her 70s was crossing at East Hastings Street and Commercial Drive when she was hit by a red pick-up truck.

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Police believe the truck was travelling south on Commercial and collided with the pedestrian as the driver turned east onto Hastings Street.

The driver of the truck was a 50-year-old Vancouver man. He remained at the scene and is cooperating with police.

The VPD’s Collision Investigation Unit is collecting evidence at the scene of the crash.

Anyone with dash-cam footage who was driving in the area at the time of the collision, or anyone who may have witnessed the collision, is asked to call investigators at 604-717-3012.

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