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Trail woman struck down by recycling truck

Castlegar Source
By Castlegar Source
April 15th, 2012

A Trail resident, 83-year-old Elisa Sidoni, was struck and killed by a recycling collection truck on Woodland Avenue in Trail recently.

“On  April 5, at shortly after 9 a.m., police, fire and ambulance attended to a motor vehicle incident on Woodland Avenue, where an elderly woman was struck by a recycling collection truck,” said RCMP Sgt. Rob Hawton.


“She was subsequently transported to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital in Trail, where she was pronounced deceased.”


“At the time of the incident, the truck was involved in collecting recyclables on the street where the victim lived. West Kootenay Traffic Services from Nelson have taken over the investigation, along with the Coroner’s Office.”

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