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Man struck by car in Vernon

December 04, 2015 - 8:46 AM

VERNON - Police are reminding the public to stay alert after an accident involving a pedestrian and a vehicle.

Mounties and the B.C. Ambulance Service were called to 43 Avenue near 34 Street in Vernon Dec. 1 around 4:40 p.m.

“A 58-year-old male pedestrian had been crossing the road when he was struck by a car,” Const. Jocelyn Noseworthy says in a media release. “Speed is not believed to be a factor in this accident.”

Police believe that weather contributed to the accident.

“It was a very dark evening, and the pedestrian was wearing dark clothing,” Noseworthy says.

The pedestrian was transported to Vernon Jubilee Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Charlotte Helston at or call 250-309-5230. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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