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Red Deer RCMP respond to fatal hit and run Sunday night

Police continue to investigate
Red Deer RCMP are asking anyone who may have witnessed the fatal collision, or have dash camera footage, to contact police. (Advocate file photo)

A pedestrian died after being hit by a vehicle in Red Deer on Sunday night.

Red Deer RCMP were called to the scene near the Tim Hortons at 4217 50th Ave. at 9:07 p.m. According to witnesses, a vehicle was driving southbound when it collided with the pedestrian. The driver of the vehicle fled from the scene.

The 32-year-old man, of Red Deer, who was struck died as a result of his injuries.

The driver later turned himself into police, and has since been arrested. Charges are pending

RCMP continue to investigate the collision.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or have dash camera footage, is asked to contact Red Deer RCMP at 403-406-2200 or their local police. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or using the “P3 TIPS” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

To report crime online, or for access to RCMP news and information, download the Alberta RCMP app through Apple or Google Play

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Susan Zielinski

About the Author: Susan Zielinski

Susan has been with the Red Deer Advocate since 2001. Her reporting has focused on education, social and health issues.
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