Woman dead after being struck by car in west Edmonton in late August


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A 37-year-old woman struck by a car in west Edmonton in late August died in hospital Friday afternoon, Edmonton police said Wednesday.

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In a news release, police said officers were called to a crash just after 6 a.m. on Aug. 31 on a service road near Stony Plain Road just east of the 215 Street overpass after reports the driver of a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix hit one of two pedestrians walking south across the west and east lanes of Stony Plain Road.

The woman was treated and transported to hospital by paramedics with life-threatening injuries.

The 74-year-old male driver of the Grand Prix was travelling eastbound on the service road when the woman allegedly ran in front of the vehicle.

Police do not believe speed or impairment of the driver were factors in the collision. No charges have been laid, although the investigation is still ongoing.