Pedestrian struck, killed by semi north of Penticton

Image Credit: Global Okanagan (with permission)

PENTICTON – A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a semi on Highway 97 north Penticton.

Global Okanagan reports the 47-year-old male was struck when he tried to run across the highway just after 4:30 a.m. He died at the scene.

The mans identity has not been released and an investigation is underway.

According to DriveBC, a lane is closed and traffic is slow through the area.

Image Credit: Drive B.C.

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