Pedestrian dies after being stuck by a vehicle in Old Massett

On November 3 Masset RCMP received a report of a 67 yrs old pedestrian being struck by a vehicle on Raven Ave. in Old Masset.

RCMP news

On November 3,2011 at 2044 hrs Masset RCMP received a report of a 67 yrs old pedestrian being struck by a vehicle on Raven Ave. in Old Massett.

Members of Masset RCMP arrived on scene and found the elderly male victim unconscious and suffering from life threatening injuries.  Members of Old Massett Fire Rescue and several bystanders provided first aid to the victim until BC Ambulance Service were able to take over care and transport to Masset Hospital. Unfortunately the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased shortly after being admitted to hospital.

The driver of the vehicle that struck the victim stopped immediately and he has been cooperating with the police investigation.  Several witnesses have been interviewed as the Masset RCMP are attempting to find how this tragic incident took place. The Preliminary investigation has found that speed and alcohol were not factors. RCMP North District Traffic Services accident reconstructionist, the BC Coroners service and BC Motor Vehicle Inspection are also assisting with the investigation.

Masset RCMP is asking anyone with any information regarding this tragedy to please contact the detachment at 250-626-3991.

Just Posted

Rupert recreation parking rent fees set to decrease in 2018

Proposed changes will make it easier for vendors and renters to use recreation facilities

Coal train derailment near New Hazelton

CN reports no injuries or dangerous goods involved after coal train derailment in Northern B.C.

WEB POLL: How concerned are you about wildlife encroaching on city space?

Both sightings were reported to RCMP, who did not find a the animal in the area

Sports briefs

Here’s what going on in Prince Rupert sports this weekend

RTI donates $138,500 for robotics in the school district

Ridley Terminals funds coding and robotic education in Prince Rupert classrooms

This Week Episode 68

From inside the Northern View office in Prince Rupert we bring you all the news headlines

Carriers wanted for the Northern View

We have open routes for carriers all over Prince Rupert

RCMP nail sex toy thief

Shop owner plays a role in arrest

Ice-cream-eating bear draws controversy

An Alberta Wildlife Park posted a video this week of one of their bears going through a Dairy Queen drive-through

Fernie, RCMP go to court over city log books in fatal ammonia leak probe

Log books center stage in clashing of investigations between the city and RCMP

B.C.’s biggest pot plant planned for Oliver

Co-founder Tony Holler said the 700,000 sq. ft. facility would produce 100,000 kg of pot per year

High-end whisky seized in B.C. bar raids

Raids end in seizures at Victoria, Nanaimo and Vancouver whisky joints

Double-doubles and demonstrations: Employees rally outside Tim Hortons

Protests held in response to Ontario franchise owners cutting employee benefits and breaks

Train derails in Northwest B.C.

CN reports no injuries or dangerous goods involved after coal train derailment.

Most Read