Pedestrian killed on Highway 1 near Hope

Westbound traffic has been rerouted on Highway 1 near Hope after a pedestrian was struck and killed Friday.

Highway 1 westbound is currently shut down in Hope as RCMP investigate the death of a pedestrian.

The man was struck by a semi truck Friday morning just west of exit 168 at about 6:30 a.m. Police said they received a call of a pedestrian in the eastbound lanes before the man was struck on the other side of the highway.

“We don’t believe speed or road conditions were a factor and we’re just asking if anybody who may have seen the pedestrian and haven’t spoken to police to contact Fraser Valley Traffic Services,” said Cpl. Holly Marks, acting spokesperson for Lower Mainland District Regional Police Service.

Westbound traffic is being rerouted along Flood Hope Road to exit 165. The highway is expected to reopen by early afternoon.

The name and age of the victim is not being released at this time, pending notification of family.

The Lower Mainland District Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service (ICARS) are on scene investigating.

Witnesses can contact Const. G. Parr with Fraser Valley Traffic Services at 604-702-4039.

Just Posted

River Monsters attract nearly 300 swimmers to their two-day meet

This was the third year for the now-annual event

PHOTOS: Sasquatch Days about ‘being proud of being Sts’ailes’

The joint event between Harrison and Sts’ailes returned to the village for its eighth year

‘This was my baby’: Music teacher to retire after 29 years at Kent Elementary

Brenda Di Rezze will be saying goodbye to her music room at the end of this school year

New Farmer’s Market coming to downtown Hope

Markets will be hosted every Friday on 3rd Avenue

SD78 growth plan to focus on inclusive learning, reading

Data collection and collaboration will help schools meet goals, superintendent says

VIDEO: First Nations, developer call for return and protection of sacred B.C. burial site

Dozens of First Nations leaders gather on grassy plateau to call on action by provincial government

Teen stabbed after end-of-night limo dispute in downtown Vancouver

A young man, 19, is in serious condition following a dispute between two groups

B.C. bus driver loses case to get job back after texting while driving full bus

An arbitator ruled that Tim Wesman’s phone usage was a “a reckless disregard for public safety”

Revamped B.C. Lions set to battle veteran Winnipeg Blue Bombers

The Lions’ first test of the season will be a big one

No business case for Trans Mountain expansion, says former environment minister

Cabinet is expected to announce its decision on the expansion of the Alberta-to-B.C. pipeline by Tuesday

LETTER: British Columbia’s forest industry crisis being made worse

Andrew Wilkinson warns of regulatory overload by John Horgan’s NDP

Convicted B.C. child abductor Randall Hopley back in custody 6 months after release

Correctional Services Canada could not provide further details due to privacy concerns

Alleged driver of semi-truck in fatal Burnaby hit-and-run identified

No charges have been laid and police say the driver is cooperating with the investigation

Bears have killed 17 people in B.C. since 1986

Number of bear complaints and bears killed rose sharply during same period

Most Read