Vancouver Police are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle in downtown Vancouver this morning.


The collision occurred around 5:50 a.m., after the pedestrian stepped onto the road and attempted to cross Howe Street, near Drake Street. A driver was travelling south on Howe and did not see the pedestrian, who died at the collision scene.


The driver remained on scene, and the preliminary investigation indicates the driver was entering the intersection on a green light when the collision occurred.

The pedestrian has not yet been identified.


Officers from VPD’s Collision Investigation Unit have taken over the investigation. Witnesses, or anyone with dash-cam video, are asked to call 604-717-3012.