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Summerland man hit by semi dies in hospital

A 77-year-old Summerland man died after he was hit by a semi crossing Highway 97 at Steuart Street in Summerland, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014.
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September 22, 2014 - 2:26 PM

SUMMERLAND – A 77-year-old man hit by a semi in downtown Summerland Monday morning has died from his injuries.

The Summerland man was hit at the uncontrolled intersection at Highway 97 and Steuart Street and rushed to hospital.

According to RCMP, he was crossing the highway on foot when he was hit by a southbound tractor-trailer.

Traffic was backed up as investigators worked the scene of the crash.

The victim’s name hasn’t been released as police try to get a hold of his family.

Anyone with any information, who has yet to speak with police, is asked to call South Okanagan Traffic Services at 250-499-2250 or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

To contact the reporter for this story, email Meaghan Archer at marcher@infonews.ca or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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