Vancouver – Vancouver Police are investigating the city’s 9th pedestrian fatality of the year, after a 59-year-old man was struck and killed in East Vancouver this evening.

Investigators believe the man was crossing Kingsway, near St. Catherines Street, around 7 p.m., when he was struck by a car that was heading west. He was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver involved in the collision remained at the scene. Speed and alcohol are not considered factors, and VPD’s Collision investigation Unit is working to determine the cause of the collision.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has dash-cam video is asked to contact the Collision Investigation Unit at 604-717-3012.