Victoria man dies after being struck by vehicle

A 36-year-old Victoria man is dead after being struck by a vehicle earlier this week.

  • Jun. 29, 2016 4:00 p.m.

A 36-year-old Victoria man is dead after being struck by a vehicle earlier this week.

On Monday, June 27 around 5:50 p.m., officers responded to a report of a collision involving a pedestrian and a vehicle at Hillside Avenue at Higgins Street.

Upon arrival, officers discovered a male suffering from life-threatening injures. He was transported to hospital where he eventually died of his injuries.

The driver of the vehicle is cooperating with police.

The Victoria police’s major crime detectives, as well as the traffic section, are investigating. The cause of the collision has not been determined.

Any witnesses are asked to call the VicPD non-emergency line at 250-995-7654.



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