Emergency crews attend the scene where a woman was struck by a vehicle at the crosswalk on Second Avenue West. (Keili Bartlett / The Northern View)

UPDATE: Pedestrian hit at crosswalk released from hospital

A 49-year-old man was struck by a vehicle on Second Avenue West on Friday night

A 49-year-old male was struck by a vehicle at the crosswalk on 2nd Avenue West and 3rd Street on Friday, Nov. 17.

The pedestrian was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and later released.

Police were called to the scene at 6:03 p.m. Sgt. Dave Uppal said that weather was a factor, and visibility was poor with darkness and a glare off the road. The incident is still under investigation.

*When this story was first published online the pedestrian was identified as a woman, when it was actually a man. We apologize for the error*

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