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Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Vernon

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October 25, 2018 - 9:57 AM

VERNON - Last night a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in Vernon.

The vehicle was travelling east bound on 39 Avenue when it allegedly struck the pedestrian who was walking on the south side of the street just meters away from a cross walk, according to an RCMP media release. Police were called to the intersection of 39 Avenue and 33 Street yesterday, Oct. 24, just after 8:30 p.m.

Ambulance paramedics attended and transported the 61-year-old Vernon man to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

"The driver, a 37-year-old Vernon man, was cooperative with police and remained on scene," Const. Kelly Brett says in the release. "There was no signs of impairment in this incident and the investigation remains on-going at this time."

If you were a witness to this incident, and have not yet spoken to police, call the Vernon North Okanagan RCMP at 250-545-7171 and reference file #2018-25417.

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