December 14, 2018 1:25 am
Updated: December 14, 2018 2:51 pm

Pedestrian dies after being struck by bus in Burnaby

A woman died Thursday night after being struck and pinned under a Coast Mountain bus in Burnaby.


A woman died after being struck and pinned under a Coast Mountain bus in Burnaby on Thursday night.

Burnaby RCMP said she was pronounced dead at the scene.

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It happened around 7 p.m. at 6th Street and 16th Avenue.

CPR was performed on the woman at the scene.

TransLink confirmed its bus was involved in a collision with a pedestrian on Thursday, but said it did not have any further information to share.

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“At this point, we do not have full details on the circumstances of the incident and since this is now an ongoing police investigation, all inquiries should be directed to Burnaby RCMP,” said a spokesperson in an email.

Traffic was blocked on 6th Street between 15th Avenue and 17th Avenue in Burnaby for hours while traffic investigators took over.

The woman’s age and identity are not known.

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