UPDATE: 81-year-old man killed in Maple Ridge crosswalk

Occurred on Dewdney Trunk Road early Monday.

A black car, its windshield smashed windshield on the passenger’s side, was behind yellow police tape. (Shane MacKichan/Contributed)

An 81-year-old man was killed at a crosswalk early Monday on Dewdney Trunk Road in Maple Ridge.

A black Nissan Leaf was travelling east in the 23700-Bblock of Dewdney Trunk road around 7:30 a.m. when the man was struck while in a marked crosswalk, according to Ridge Meadows RCMP.

The man was transported to hospital, but passed away.

The road remained closed as of 11:30 a.m., and the B.C. Coroner Service will attending the scene.

Next of kin have been notified, police said. The driver remained at scene and is cooperating with police.

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