UPDATE: Fort St. John RCMP have confirmed the deceased is a 67 year-old male. Police also say the investigation is ongoing and it is not known if charges are forthcoming.
Correction: The previous story stated it was a 67 year-old man. At this time, it is unknown if it was a female or male.
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The accident that happened at 100th avenue between 102nd and 106th street was fatal.
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At around 7:00 am this morning, Fort St. John RCMP responded to a collision involving a car and a 67 year-old pedestrian from Fort St. John. The pedestrian was crossing 100 avenue in a marked crosswalk.
The cause of the collision is still under investigation by the Fort St. John RCMP detachment as well as the Integrated Collision Analyst/ Reconstructionist Section and the BC Coroner Service. Police say that speed and impairment are not factors in the accident.
The Fort St. John RCMP would like to speak with any additional witnesses that may have witnessed the collision. They are asked to the Fort St. John RCMP at 250-787-8100.