Man killed by van in Thornhill

Police say the man died at the scene of the incident.

  • Tue Jun 12th, 2012 5:00pm
  • News

RCMP are investigating the death of a 31-year-old man this morning in Thornhill after he was run over by a van.

Police say they were called out at approximately 1:45 am to an incident in front of the Costa Lessa Motel.

A grey 2001 Chevrolet Venture van driven by a 46- year- old man ran over a 31- year- old man,” police said in a releated.

The man died at the scene as a result of injuries he sustained,” the release continued.

Conditions at the time were dark and wet and the pedestrian was lying in the middle of the access road in front of the motel, said police.

The Integrated Collision Analyst Reconstruction Services are assisting Terrace General Duty members with the investigation. The driver of the van was sober, “ says Cst Angela Rabut, media relations officer of the Terrace RCMP.