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UPDATE: Senior dies after being run over in West Kelowna Walmart parking lot

The woman was taken to hospital

UPDATE: 3 p.m.

The woman has succumbed to her injuries. Her family has been notified, according to Kelowna RCMP.

The driver remained on scene and is cooperating with police.

The Kelowna RCMP Victim Services team has been deployed and is available for witnesses that have been affected by this incident, for more information call 250-470-6242.

ORIGINAL: 11:a.m.

An 80-year-old woman was allegedly pinned under a truck in the West Kelowna Walmart parking lot, Monday morning.

Emergency crews rushed to the scene just after 11 a.m.

Police tape was set up near the entrance of the store while fire, RCMP and BC Ambulance were on scene.

Witnesses say the woman was reportedly hit by a grey truck while leaving the store with a shopping cart.

The senior was taken to hospital with unknown injuries.

The RCMP is asking the public to stay out of the area until further notice as an investigation has begun.

There is no concern for public safety and an update will be provided at a later time.

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Graduated from the broadcast journalism program at BCIT. Also holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science and sociology from Thompson Rivers University.
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