Woman killed in collision on Hwy 2 near Red Deer

A woman has died of injuries after being struck while standing along side a vehicle stopped on Hwy 2 near Red Deer on Sunday.

A woman has died of injuries after being struck while standing alongside a vehicle stopped on Hwy 2 near Red Deer on Sunday.

Police say the unidentified 53-year-old was a passenger in the vehicle, which, around 1 a.m., had stopped on the shoulder but jutted partway into the southbound driving lane, south of the Hwy 11A overpass.

The woman walked around to the driver’s side of the vehicle, at which point she was struck by a southbound vehicle.

The woman was taken to hospital locally and then airlifted by STARS to an Edmonton-area hospital, where she died Tuesday after being taken off life support.

Neither alcohol nor speed were factors in the collision, and no charges will be laid.

Cpl. Al Nickolson with RCMP Integrated Traffic Services said drivers should avoid stopping anywhere along Hwy 2, and if they absolutely have to, be sure to pull fully onto the shoulder.

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