Pedestrian, 26, killed in Yellowhead Trail collision
No charges pending in collision, police say
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.