Hit-and-run in Vancouver leaves pedestrian fatally injured

The victim sustained serious head injuries after being struck by a vehicle while crossing East 41st. Ave on Fraser St.

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A pedestrian is found in hospital with life-threatening injuries following a hit-and-run collision in East Vancouver this morning.

Vancouver police say the incident occurred at 6:25 a.m. M.

A 30-year-old man was struck by a westbound vehicle while crossing East 41st Avenue on Fraser Street.

The driver fled without stopping.

The victim suffered serious head injuries.

“Although it is early in the investigation, we believe the suspect’s vehicle is a black pickup truck or a black SUV,” VPD spokesman Const said. Tania Visintin. “We need anyone with information or images from the dash cam to call the police.”

Witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage is asked to call VPD at 604-717-3012.

Reference-vancouversun.com

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