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Pedestrian struck twice in fatal collision in Edmonton

A 77-year-old man is dead after Edmonton police say he was struck twice while crossing the street in the city’s Summerlea neighbourhood.

Police say the man was jaywalking across the northbound lanes of 170 Street and then across into the southbound lanes of 170 Street shortly after 7 p.m. when he was struck by two separate vehicles.

He was taken to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police say speed and impairment are not considered to be factors in the collisions.

The Major Collision Investigations Section has taken over the case.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnesses the collisions, or has dashcam video of the incident to please contact them.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 20, 2022.

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