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Old 05-27-13, 12:09 PM   #1
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Commuter killed, Vancouver BC, (Lions Gate Bridge/Stanley Park area)

http://www.theprovince.com/news/vanc...451/story.html

61 yr old woman commuting on MUP. Lost balance somehow and fell onto roadway...hit by a bus and died instantly. Probably clipped a pedestrian and fell.

It wasn't on the Lions Gate Bridge, but just south of it, on the Stanley Park causeway (which is not really a causeway). The causeway has a MUP that doesn't see many pedestrians at all compared with the rest of the park.
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Old 05-27-13, 02:13 PM   #2
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Saw that on the news yesterday and today...
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Old 05-27-13, 05:15 PM   #3
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This kind of accident, almost happened to me. I was stupidly riding on the sidewalk a couple years ago. When I lost my balance and fell into the adjacent road. There were no pedestrians around.
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This kind of accident, almost happened to me. I was stupidly riding on the sidewalk a couple years ago. When I lost my balance and fell into the adjacent road. There were no pedestrians around.
When it happened to me, I clipped the edge of a newspaper vending machine, that stuck out past the edge of the bus stop shelter I was going around. Damn near got my head squished by an Oldsmobile!
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