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Pedestrian killed while attempting to cross Highway 97 near Oliver

June 04, 2015 - 9:23 PM

PENTICTON - A teenager girl is dead after being struck by a vehicle on Highway 97.

The accident occurred around 5:35 p.m today, June 4, when a 16-year-old female pedestrian attempted to cross the highway just north of Oliver.

A southbound motorhome attempted to avoid striking the girl, but was unable to avoid hitting her.

The victim was transported to South Okanagan General Hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

Police do not anticipate charges to be laid in the incident.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Steve Arstad at or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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