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Man dies after being struck in Halifax crosswalk

The man, 75, suffered life-threatening injuries after being hit while crossing Young Street
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The collision happened just before 8 a.m. Tuesday at the corner of Young St. and Kempt Rd.

The man who suffered life-threatening injuries after being hit while trying to cross a Halifax street has died.

On March 16, a driver hit the 75-year-old man at the corner of Young Street and Kempt Road.

The incident occurred just before 8 a.m. when the man was trying to cross Young Street but was hit by a pickup truck.

The driver was issued a ticket for failing to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

"Investigators with Patrol, Accident Investigation Section and Forensic Identification Section are continuing to conduct the investigation," says a news release.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call police at 902-490-5020.  Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers by calling toll-free 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submitting a secure web tip or by using the P3 Tips app.

Chris Stoodley

About the Author: Chris Stoodley

Chris was born and raised in Halifax. After graduating from the journalism program at King's, he started as CityNews Halifax's weekend editor.
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