Teen pedestrian dies in accident with dump truck

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PENTICTON - A Penticton teen was hit by a fully-loaded dump truck and killed while walking along Eckhardt Avenue overnight Saturday.

Drew Fraser was walking west on Eckhardt Avenue at 1:45 a.m. Aug. 16 near the intersection of Alberni Street when he was hit by the truck, according to the B.C. Coroners Service. He died at the scene.

Fraser's family has been notified of his death. The RCMP and B.C. Coroners Service continue to investigate.

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