EDMONTON – A 42-year-old man has been charged after an elderly woman was struck and killed while walking in a marked crosswalk in May.
On Saturday, May 31, police were called to the intersection of 170 Street and 95 Avenue after a 73-year-old woman was hit by a truck.
According to police, the truck — a Toyota Tundra — was heading east on 95 Avenue and struck the woman in a merge lane while turning right onto 170 Street. Police say the woman was crossing the street in a marked crosswalk when she was hit.
The woman was taken to the University of Alberta Hospital with serious injuries. She died in hospital the following morning.
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Police have now charged Bradley Nordell with careless driving and failing to yield to a pedestrian in a marked crosswalk.
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