Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle on highway in central Alberta: RCMP

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WETASKIWIN, Alta. — RCMP in central Alberta say a man is dead after being hit by a vehicle while he was walking on the highway.

Police say it happened Sunday on Highway 2A south of Wetaskiwin.

They say a man was walking on the driving lane of the highway when he was struck by a southbound vehicle.

The 37-year-old man from Maskwacis died in hospital.

Police say the driver stayed on scene and co-operated with investigators.

They say charges are not anticipated.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 25, 2021.

The Canadian Press