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Update: Pedestrian Dies Following Hit-And-Run

Vancouver Police Search for Hit-And-Run Driver

The 53-year-old Vancouver woman struck by a BMW SUV in a hit-and-run last week has died from her injuries. The VPD are again encouraging the driver to contact them.

Just before 1:30 a.m. on January 18, a woman and her husband were crossing East 41st Avenue at Commercial Street in a marked crosswalk, and in compliance with the pedestrian light, when they noticed an eastbound vehicle speeding towards them. Unfortunately, the vehicle drove through the red light and struck the woman before driving off towards Victoria Drive.

The woman was rushed to hospital and died the next day.

Investigators from VPD’s Collision Investigation continue to process evidence collected, including video, to help identify the driver of the 2000 – 2006 BMW X5.

Anyone who may have information about this incident, including the whereabouts of the vehicle, is asked to contact investigators at 604-717-3012 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.