Pedestrian, 26, killed in Yellowhead Trail collision

Police are investigating after a 26-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed on the Yellowhead Trail in northeast Edmonton Friday morning.

No charges pending in collision, police say

Police were investigating the scene Friday morning where a pedestrian was struck and killed on Yellowhead Trail. (CBC)

A 26-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed on the Yellowhead Trail in northeast Edmonton on Friday morning.

The man was struck around 8:30 a.m. between the intersections of 68th Street and 67th Street, police said in a news release. 

Witnesses told police the pedestrian stepped out in front of a three-ton truck that was headed east on Yellowhead Trail. 

The man was transported to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The 2019 Hino three-ton truck involved in the crash remained on scene, police said. No charges are being laid, police said.

The Edmonton police major collision section is investigating. 

As of 12:30 p.m., all eastbound lanes of Yellowhead Trail had been been reopened.