July 23, 2014 6:28 pm

Charges laid after elderly woman struck and killed in west Edmonton intersection

Charges have been laid after a 73-year-old woman was hit and killed while walking in a marked crosswalk Saturday, May 31, 2014.

Michael Gordon, Global News

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.

READ MORE: Safety concerns raised following fatal pedestrian collision in west Edmonton

Police have now charged Bradley Nordell with careless driving and failing to yield to a pedestrian in a marked crosswalk.

© Shaw Media, 2014

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