Pedestrian dies after being hit by vehicle in South Vancouver – Straight.com

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Pedestrian killed after being struck by vehicle in East Vancouver
A 38-year-old man is dead after being hit by a car while walking across East 57th Avenue in Vancouver.

The pedestrian was crossing mid-block near Prince Edward Street around 7 p.m. Saturday when a grey Honda Civic headed west hit him.

According to a written statement from Vancouver police, the man was walking north, crossing East 57th Avenue in the middle of the block near Prince Edward Street just after 7 p.m. when he was struck by a grey Honda Civic driving west.

Pedestrian dies after being struck in East Vancouver

“The driver of the Honda remained on scene and is co-operating with investigators,” said VPD spokesman Sgt. Jason Robillard in a release. “Alcohol does not appear to be a factor.”

If you have any information about the collision, including dashcam video, you're asked to call the VPD's Investigation Unit at 604-717-3012.

East 57th was closed in both directions between Fraser Street and St. George Street late Saturday, and was expected to remain so for a few hours.

The driver remained on the scene and is cooperating with investigators. Police say alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash.

Pedestrian dies after being hit by vehicle in South Vancouver

Anyone with information or who has dash-cam video is asked to call the VPD collision investigation unit at 604-717-3012.

The pedestrian was hit by a grey Honda civic driving westbound on East 57th Avenue. This individual was seriously injured and rushed to hospital, but later succumbed to injuries.

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According to Vancouver Police, the incident happened just after 7 pm when a pedestrian was walking northbound, crossing East 57th Avenue mid-block, near Prince Edward Street.

Vancouver police are investigating after a collision between a car and a pedestrian claimed the life of a 38-year-old Vancouver man Saturday evening.

East 57th Avenue between Fraser Street and St. George Street was subsequently closed in both directions for several hours to allow for the investigation.

Just after 7 p.m., police say a pedestrian was walking north across East 57 Avenue near Prince Edward Street, when a grey Honda Civic driving west struck the pedestrian.

If you have info about this collision, including dash-cam video, pls call VPD'S Collision Investigation Unit at 604-717-3012. pic.twitter.com/2AMn9yv605

The report also noted that between 2008 and 2018, pedestrians accounted for 18 percent of all traffic-related deaths. Drivers accounted for 42 percent of deaths. And 69 percent of those who died over the 10-year period were males.

The driver of the Honda remained on scene and is cooperating with investigators. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor, police said.

East 57 Avenue was closed in both directions between Fraser Street and St. George Street for several hours.

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Anyone with information about this collision, including dash-cam video, is asked to call the VPD’s Collision Investigation Unit.