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.