North Vancouver woman dies after being hit by a car


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A 57-year-old North Vancouver woman has died in hospital after being hit by a car on May 31.

Police say the woman and a 49-year-old man were hit by the same vehicle while crossing the street at the intersection of West 3rd Street and Fell Avenue in North Vancouver.

Both pedestrians were crossing Fell Avenue on foot westbound on West 3rd Street when a vehicle turning left onto Fell Avenue on a green light from West 3rd Street struck the two people in the crosswalk.

The woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries and has died. The man, who is also a resident of North Vancouver, was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

A 71-year-old North Vancouver resident was the driver of the vehicle and remained at the scene of the collision.

Police are investigating the cause of the accident and remind the public to exercise extra caution at controlled marked intersections.