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33-year-old man struck and killed in East Vancouver rush hour traffic

VPD investigate sixth pedestrian death of 2019 on Vancouver roads
Vancouver police are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck and killed by a vehicle during rush hour on Wednesday evening.

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.

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“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. ”

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Home surveillance captures hit-and-run in Chilliwack

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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.

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Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact Vancouver police.