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Collison Claims the Life of A Pedestrian

A pedestrian is dead following a collision with a pickup truck in Quesnel last night.

RCMP Constable Krista Vrolek confirms that a pedestrian was struck and killed by a southbound pickup truck on North Fraser Drive near Ewing Avenue by the footbridge.

Vrolek says the accident happened at around 8 o’clock.

Here she comments on the investigation…

“Preliminary investigation suggests the that pedestrian was not utilizing the nearby crosswalk and that visibility was poor due to rain and darkness. Collision re-constructionists and traffic investigators from North Cariboo Traffic Services were called out to the scene. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.”

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Constable Vrolek says the driver of the pickup remained at the scene and immediately called 9-1-1 but tragically the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

The name of the female victim has not been released.

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