Woman and dog struck and killed in west Edmonton crosswalk

Edmonton police say a woman and her dog were struck and killed in a crosswalk near Lewis Estates Blvd. Saturday, June 17, 2017. Craig Ryan, Global News

An investigation is underway after a woman and her dog were killed after being struck by a vehicle Saturday night. It happened in a marked crosswalk in far west Edmonton.

Police say at around 7:00 p.m., a green Lexus struck the 57-year-old woman and her dog who were crossing in a marked crosswalk at Suder Greens Drive between Lewis Estates Boulevard and Potter Greens Drive. The woman and dog were both pronounced dead at the scene.

Alcohol is not considered a factor in the collision. Edmonton police have yet to determine whether speed played a role.

The SUV was driven by a 42-year-old man. His 40-year-old wife and their 12-year-old son were passengers.

No charges have been laid.

Anyone with information about this collision is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567, #377 from a mobile phone, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online.

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On Sunday morning, a small memorial with a bouquet of flowers had appeared at the crosswalk.

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