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Man dies after being hit by vehicle in downtown Edmonton early Sunday

A section of downtown Edmonton is blocked to traffic Sunday morning after a man was hit by a car and died, police say.

109th Street between Jasper Avenue and 102th Avenue blocked to traffic

The investigation is ongoing, but alcohol and speed are not considered factors in the collision, police say. (motortion - stock.adobe.com)

A section of downtown Edmonton is blocked to traffic Sunday morning after a man was hit by a car and died, police say.

The Edmonton Police Service responded to a report of a pedestrian-vehicle collision on 109th Street north of Jasper Avenue shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday.

Investigators were told a car was travelling north on 109th Street when it hit a 25-year-old man who was crossing the street.

The man, who police said was not in a marked crosswalk, was crossing from the west side of 109th Street to the east side, police said.

Paramedics transported the man to hospital where he died.

The driver, a 23-year-old man, did not report any injuries, police said.

The investigation is ongoing, but alcohol and speed are not considered factors, police say.

The northbound and southbound lanes of 109th Street, from Jasper Avenue to 102th Avenue, remain closed at this time.

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