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Pedestrian lucky to be alive

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP are investigating a pedestrian struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Highway 6 and Middleton Way, Vernon.

The incident happened Thursday, shortly after 5 p.m.

Vernon North Okanagan RCMP responded to Highway 6 and Middleton Way to find a 24 year old Vernon woman, a pedestrian, being treated by emergency crews.

The victim sustained minor injuries, but was taken to hospital as a precaution. She has since been given a clean bill of health.

"Police are still investigating the collision and continue to interview the persons involved. The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and is cooperating with investigators," says Const. Kelly Brett.

"Cause is still yet to be determined, however it is a good reminder to motorists to slow down and pay extra attention to the road when the conditions are icy."



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