Update: Fatal Collision with pedestrian on highway in Salmon Arm

A 77-year-old woman has died after being struck by a pickup truck

Update: 8:20 a.m., July 10:

The collision at the intersection of 4th street NE and the Trans-Canada Highway on July 9 resulted in fatal injuries for a 77-year-old Salmon Arm woman.

According to the RCMP the woman was struck by an eastbound pickup truck at approximately 1:14 p.m. as she was trying to cross the highway on foot.

The woman was transported to Shuswap Lake General Hospital with possibly life-threatening injuries; she was transported to Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops where she died of her injuries.

Traffic was detoured around the scene for approximately two hours to allow RCMP Collision Analysts to investigate the scene.

The RCMP are continuing their investigation.

Update 5 p.m:

The intersection is clear and traffic is flowing normally. RCMP vehicles and flaggers have left the scene.

Original story:

Traffic on the Trans-Canada Highway through Salmon Arm is being disrupted by a police incident at the intersection of 4th street NE and the highway.

Eastbound traffic is being re-routed through the parking lot of the Ford dealership’s parts and service building as of 3 p.m. on July 9.

The westbound left turn lane is also closed.

More to come.

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