A  pedestrian has died after being struck along with another pedestrian Thursday night in Langley.

Langley RCMP said a man and a woman were struck by a vehicle as they were walking on 72nd Avenue near 198th Street.

The driver stayed on the scene.

Police believe the sunlight may have been a factor as the driver was looking into the sun

The pedestrians were taken to hospital. The male died shortly afterwards, the female pedestrian had non life-threatening injuries.

Investigators shut down the area for hours. Speed and alcohol are not believed to be factors.