Pedestrian dead after morning crash in Port Coquitlam

Police on the scene where a female pedestrian was struck in Port Coquitlam Thursday morning. She later died in hospital. (Shane MacKichan/CBC - image credit)
Police on the scene where a female pedestrian was struck in Port Coquitlam Thursday morning. She later died in hospital. (Shane MacKichan/CBC - image credit)

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a vehicle at around 7 a.m. Tuesday in Port Coquitlam.

Coquitlam RCMP said the 25-year-old Port Coquitlam woman was struck near the intersection of Shaughnessy Street and Lobb Avenue and was taken to hospital in critical condition where she succumbed to her injuries.

The driver remained at the scene and is co-operating with police.

Speed and impairment do not appear to be factors in the crash, say police. The investigation is ongoing.

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