83-year-old woman dies in Vancouver's 6th fatal pedestrian accident of the year

An 83-year-old woman was struck at 30th Avenue and Main Street Wednesday morning and died later in hospital.

Woman struck at 30th Avenue and Main Street on Wednesday morning and died later in hospital

VPD are investigating the city's sixth pedestrian fatality of the year. (Jacy Schindel/CBC)

Vancouver police say an 83-year-old pedestrian died Wednesday after being hit by a black pickup truck while she was crossing East 30th Avenue on the east side of Main Street.

According to police, the truck was making a right turn onto Main Street at the time of the collision and struck the woman at a low speed.

She was taken to hospital but died a short time later. It is the sixth pedestrian fatality in Vancouver in 2018.

The driver is co-operating with investigators.

Police are asking anyone with dashcam footage or who may have been driving in the area Wednesday morning between 11:20 and 11:40 a.m. PT to contact them at 604-717-3012.