Vancouver Women Dead after Struck by Garbage Truck

A garbage truck hit and killed an elderly pedestrian, yesterday morning. (Photo courtesy of: diaper/Flickr)

A 79-year-old Vancouver woman succumbed to her injuries after being struck by a garbage truck, early yesterday morning while crossing Grandview Highway.

The woman was crossing northbound shortly after 7 a.m., when she was hit by the westbound travelling truck. The woman was rushed to hospital where she later died of her injuries. The causality was Vancouver’s fourth traffic-related fatality of this year, all of whom have been pedestrians. 

Speed and alcohol are not considered to be factors in the incident. The victim’s name is not being released. The investigation is ongoing and Vancouver police are urging any witness to contact the Vancouver Police Collision Investigation Unit at 604-717-3012.

Related: CBC Article

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