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Vancouver police investigating after elderly pedestrian hit, killed in Kerrisdale

The 85-year-old was walking in a lane near West Boulevard and 43rd Avenue
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Vancouver police are investigating the city’s third pedestrian death of the year after an 85-year-old man died after being struck by a vehicle earlier this month. File photo

Vancouver police are investigating the city’s third pedestrian death of the year after an 85-year-old man died after being struck by a vehicle earlier this month.

The man was walking in a lane in the area of West Boulevard and 43rd Avenue on March 7 when he was struck by a driver who was backing out of a parking lot into the lane.

The man was transported to hospital but died as a result of his injuries on March 12.

The driver, a 51-year-old Delta man, stopped after the collision and is cooperating with the police investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or who has dash-cam video, is encouraged to contact collision investigators at 604-717-3012.