June 8, 2019 4:09 am
Updated: June 8, 2019 1:16 pm

Pedestrian killed in multi-vehicle collision in Burnaby

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A pedestrian is dead after being struck in a collision involving several vehicles Friday night.

At about 8:50 p.m. Friday, Burnaby RCMP responded to a vehicle collision on Lougheed Highway between Madison Avenue and Gilmore Avenue.

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Two people involved were taken to hospital, while one person was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The investigation is still in its early stages and police say few details can be released at this point, but speed is considered a contributing factor.

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RCMP say Lougheed Highway was closed between Madison Avenue and Gilmore Avenue for hours, but has since reopened.

The crash came hours after another multi-vehicle crash near Metrotown killed one person and sent two more to hospital.

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Earlier in the week, another pedestrian was killed in Burnaby by a driver who fled the scene.

Anyone who witnessed this collision or has in-car video that recorded the scene is asked to contact Burnaby RCMP Traffic Services at 604-646-9999.

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