Weather factor in pedestrian death in Crapaud
A 45-year-old woman from the Crapaud area is dead following a pedestrian accident Monday.
She was walking on the TransCanada Highway in the heart of the town where the highway forms the major intersection with Route 13.
East Prince RCMP got the call just before 6 p.m.
“A vehicle, travelling southeast on Route 1, struck a pedestrian and the 45-year-old woman from the Crapaud area died as a result of her injuries,” said a statement issued by the police force Monday.
In keeping with a new policy of the RCMP, it will not be releasing the name of the woman, but it did say that family have all been notified.
The male driver of the vehicle was not injured, said police.
Weather conditions affecting visibility and roads were not good at the time, said the RCMP.
A collision analyst attended the scene and the investigation is ongoing.