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STEWIACKE – An 89-year-old man succumbed to his injuries after being struck by a vehicle in a marked crosswalk on Friday.

At approximately 6:15 p.m. Feb. 2, the Stewiacke man was crossing Main Street at Riverside Avenue in a marked crosswalk when he was struck by someone driving a pick-up truck.

He was transported by Emergency Health Services to the Colchester East Hants Health Center in Truro with serious injuries. He was later taken to the QEII Health Sciences Center in Halifax, where he passed away the following morning.

Colchester District RCMP report the roads were snow covered as it was snowing at the time of the collision. The investigation is continuing.