Pedestrian killed on Hwy 2A

Police are still investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed on Friday evening. The man was walking along Hwy 2A, one km north of Menaik Road

Police are still investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed on Friday evening.

The man was walking along Hwy 2A, one km north of Menaik Road.

Ponoka and Hobbema RCMP responded to a complaint of a single vehicle collision involving a pedestrian at 7:53 p.m. on Friday.

The man, believed to be in his late teens to early 20s, was pronounced dead on scene by EMS. He was wearing a black sweatshirt and blue jeans.

The driver of the vehicle failed to stop at the collision scene. She notified the police of the collision a short time later.

Police said alcohol isn’t believed to have been a factor.

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