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Leduc RCMP investigate after pedestrian hit and killed on Highway 2

RCMP investigate after a pedestrian was struck by more than one vehicle and killed along the QEII south of 41 Avenue SW Friday, July 31, 2020.
RCMP investigate after a pedestrian was struck by more than one vehicle and killed along the QEII south of 41 Avenue SW Friday, July 31, 2020. Global News

RCMP in Leduc, Alta., say a pedestrian was killed on Friday while walking on Highway 2.

According to police, the victim was hit while in the northbound lanes of the highway at around 1:15 a.m. It happened about one kilometre south of 41 Avenue SW, according to RCMP.

In a news release, RCMP say a preliminary investigation suggests she was hit by more than one vehicle.

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The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, RCMP said. No one else reported injuries.

RCMP aren’t releasing the identity of the victim pending notification of her next of kin.

The crash caused traffic in the area to be re-rerouted as RCMP investigated.

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RCMP investigate after a pedestrian was struck by more than one vehicle and killed along the QEII south of 41 Avenue SW Friday, July 31, 2020.
RCMP investigate after a pedestrian was struck by more than one vehicle and killed along the QEII south of 41 Avenue SW Friday, July 31, 2020. Global News
RCMP investigate after a pedestrian was struck by more than one vehicle and killed along the QEII south of 41 Avenue SW Friday, July 31, 2020.
RCMP investigate after a pedestrian was struck by more than one vehicle and killed along the QEII south of 41 Avenue SW Friday, July 31, 2020. Global News
RCMP investigate after a pedestrian was struck by more than one vehicle and killed along the QEII south of 41 Avenue SW Friday, July 31, 2020.
RCMP investigate after a pedestrian was struck by more than one vehicle and killed along the QEII south of 41 Avenue SW Friday, July 31, 2020. Global News
RCMP investigate after a pedestrian was struck by more than one vehicle and killed along the QEII south of 41 Avenue SW Friday, July 31, 2020.
RCMP investigate after a pedestrian was struck by more than one vehicle and killed along the QEII south of 41 Avenue SW Friday, July 31, 2020. Global News