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A local woman in her 80s died of her injuries Saturday, July 14 one day after she was struck while crossing the street in a marked crosswalk at Minoru Boulevard and Murdoch Avenue (directly across the street from Richmond Centre) early Friday evening.
The victim was struck around 7 p.m. by a 2008 Acura sedan driven by a Richmond woman in her 60s. The driver remained at the scene and was cooperative with police.
Initially, the victim was conscious and appeared to suffer from only minor injuries, but was taken to hospital.
Richmond RCMP Cpl. Dennis Hwang said neither alcohol or speed were factors in the crash.
The RCMP’s road safety unit is now investigating.
Witnesses to the crash are being asked to come forward, including anyone who may have dashcam footage of the crash.
Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call 604-278-1212 and speak to RCMP Const. E. Chow.