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Pedestrian dies after being struck by motorist in Richmond

A pedestrian was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a collision in Richmond overnight. Global News

A pedestrian who was struck by a motorist in Richmond, B.C. early Sunday morning has since died.

It happened at about 12:30 a.m. on Cambie Road near Brown Road, according to Richmond RCMP.

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Mounties said the driver remained at the scene and was co-operating with police. Police ruled out alcohol and speed as contributing factors.

The 8500 block of Cambie Road was closed overnight as collision analysts investigated, but reopened Sunday morning.

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