Fatal pedestrian crash in Newton investigated

SURREY — Police continue to investigate a fatal crash that claimed the life of an 84-year-old man in Newton last Thursday morning.

The victim’s name has not been released. He was pronounced dead at Royal Columbian Hospital.

The crash happened in the 6900-block of 142 Street. No charges have yet been laid. The SUV involved reportedly was backing up when the pedestrian was struck.

tzytaruk@thenownewspaper.com

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