A 22-year-old man is dead after he was struck by a vehicle while walking in northeast Edmonton Thursday night.
Just before 9:15 p.m., police said they received a report of an injured pedestrian on southbound Fort Road at 134A Avenue.
Police said a Cadillac CTS reportedly struck the pedestrian while he was walking west across the traffic lanes of Fort Road.
Police said the 22-year-old pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. He was not in a crosswalk at the time, according to police.
Officers said the 35-year-old man driving the Cadillac stayed at the scene and is cooperating with police.
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Police do not believe alcohol was a factor on the driver’s behalf.
The Edmonton Police Service’s Major Collision Investigations Section (MCIS) is investigating the fatality.
In a news release just before 1 a.m. Friday, police said the southbound lanes of Fort Road were closed between 137 Avenue and 134 Avenue. The road was reopened shortly after 2 a.m.
Anyone with dashcam footage or any other information about the collision is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online.