Man dies after being struck by car near Sherwood Park

A 26-year-old man is dead after being struck on Highway 21 near Sherwood Park on Saturday, Jan. 28.

  • Jan. 30, 2017 7:00 a.m.

An RCMP cruiser.

A 26-year-old man is dead after being struck on Highway 21 near Sherwood Park on Saturday, Jan. 28.

Strathcona County RCMP responded to the collision around 7:30 p.m. where the pedestrian, who had been walking in the southbound lane of Highway 21, was struck by a southbound Hyundai Accent.

“As a result of the collision, the pedestrian suffered critical life threatening injuries,” RCMP stated in a press release. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Traffic on Highway 21, near Township Road 542, was rerouted for several hours while police investigated the collision. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Strathcona County RCMP.

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