A 33-year-old man was struck and killed in rush-hour traffic in East Vancouver on Wednesday.
Police said it happened on East 49th Avenue near Tyne Street around 6 p.m.
“The pedestrian for an unknown reason did run out into traffic and was struck by the vehicle,” said Const. Steve Addison.
“A number of witnesses did stop and attempted to provide medical attention to the victim, however the victim did die, and was pronounced dead at the scene. ”
The 25-year-old driver stayed at the scene and is cooperating with police, said investigators.
The incident marks Vancouver’s sixth pedestrian death in 2019.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact Vancouver police.