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Elderly Pedestrian Succumbs to her Injuries

An elderly pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle just before 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 17, 2017, has succumbed to her injuries.

The 80-year-old woman was crossing the street in a marked crosswalk at the intersection of East 12th Avenue and Commercial Drive, when she was struck. As a result of the impact, she was transported to hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the van that struck the woman has cooperated with Vancouver Police Collision investigators.

This is Vancouver’s ninth traffic-related death this year. Four of those fatalities have been pedestrians.

Investigators are appealing to anyone who may have any information to share regarding this incident to please call 604-717-3012.