28 Year old pedestrian fatally struck by vehicle near Robson

West Kootenay Traffic Services have reported that In the early morning hours of Wednesday, a 28 year old male pedestrian walking on the road was fatally struck by a vehicle on the Robson Access Road in Castlegar. 

The highway was closed for several hours and traffic was detoured while the scene investigation was completed. 

The name of the pedestrian is not being released at this time out of respect for the family. The driver of the vehicle was not physically injured. 

Members of the West Kootenay Traffic Service and Castlegar  RCMP Detachment will be working with the BC Coronor's Service to determine the cause of the collision. No further information is being released at this time.