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UPDATE: Man hit and killed by dump truck in Penticton

A man was hit and killed by a dump truck at Eckhardt Avenue and Main Street in Penticton, Thursday, June 29, 2017.
June 29, 2017 - 4:18 PM

PENTICTON – A pedestrian was hit by a dump truck in downtown Penticton this afternoon.

RCMP say at about 1:51 p.m. today, June 29, a 51-year-old Penticton man was struck and runover by the trailer on a dump truck on Eckhardt Avenue between Main and Martin Streets.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, according to an RCMP media release. His family has been notified, but his identity has not been released.

Eckhardt Avenue between Main and Martin Streets was closed while the B.C. Coroners Service and a police traffic re-constructionist investigated.

— This story was updated at 4:14 p.m. Thursday, June 29,2017 to add details provided by the RCMP.


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