Feb 27, 2013 / 7:14 pm
A Salmon Arm man was killed when crossing Hwy 1 near Salmon Arm late Tuesday evening.
On Tuesday February 26, at 11:09 p.m., members of the Salmon Arm RCMP Detachment and Trans Canada East Traffic Services (Revelstoke) responded to a pedestrian/vehicle incident on the West bound lane of the Trans-Canada Highway at 36th Street North East (near Salmon Arm G.M.).
The matter is still under investigation but investigation thus far has revealed a pedestrian ran across the West bound lane of Highway one and into the front drivers side of a West bound minivan.
A 41-year-old male resident of Salmon Arm was transported from the scene to the Salmon Arm Hospital where he died of his injuries
Neither speed nor alcohol consumption by the driver of the vehicle are factors in the cause of this incident. Alcohol consumption/intoxication of the Pedestrian are suspected to be contributing factors.
The RCMP Trans Canada East Traffic Services and the BC Coroners Services are continuing their investigations into this fatal collision.
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