A 59-year-old man is dead after being struck by a car while trying to cross No. 3 Road.
Its believed the man, a Richmond resident, was trying to get across No. 3 near Bridgeport Road, away from a crosswalk, around 6 p.m. on Wednesday when he was struck by a southbound vehicle, possibly a BMW SUV.
Emergency services tended to the stricken pedestrian and he was taken to Vancouver General Hospital but died shortly after from the serious injuries.
The polices regional integrated collision service attended the scene along with Richmond RCMPs Road Safety Unit and investigators believe the collision happened at a fairly low speed and that it doesnt appear alcohol or drugs were factors in the accident.
The investigation, however, is continuing and its not known whether charges will be laid.
Richmond RCMP is reminding both pedestrians and drivers to use extreme caution as our daylight diminishes and the rain becomes more prevalent.
For tips on pedestrian and road safety, go to www.icbc.com.
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