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Channel-Port aux Basques RCMP investigates fatal pedestrian collision

An 87-year-old man is dead after being struck by a loader on a parking lot in Port aux Basques on February 13.

Shortly before 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, RCMP received the report of a collision between a loader and a pedestrian on Gilbert Place in Port aux Basques. 

Officers attended the scene and determined that the man, who was walking across a parking lot, was struck by the loader while it was clearing snow.  The man died at the scene.

The loader was seized as part of the investigation, which is continuing.


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