Charges laid after elderly woman struck and killed in west Edmonton intersection
EDMONTON – A 42-year-old man has been charged after an elderly woman was struck and killed while walking in a marked crosswalk in May.
On Saturday, May 31, police were called to the intersection of 170 Street and 95 Avenue after a 73-year-old woman was hit by a truck.
According to police, the truck — a Toyota Tundra — was heading east on 95 Avenue and struck the woman in a merge lane while turning right onto 170 Street. Police say the woman was crossing the street in a marked crosswalk when she was hit.
The woman was taken to the University of Alberta Hospital with serious injuries. She died in hospital the following morning.
Police have now charged Bradley Nordell with careless driving and failing to yield to a pedestrian in a marked crosswalk.
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