RCMP investigating after Surrey pedestrian struck, killed by unoccupied cargo van

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Global News-A bizarre traffic accident claimed the life of a pedestrian in Surrey Tuesday afternoon.

RCMP said an unoccupied cargo van rolled into traffic where it struck a vehicle near 144 Street at 61A Ave. shortly before 3 p.m. The van then continued onto the sidewalk where it struck a woman.

First responders tried to revive the woman, but she died at the scene, according to RCMP.

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RCMP say the scene is closed to traffic as they investigate.