August 2020 RCMP News Archive

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Update 2: Red Deer RCMP apprehend suspect in hit and run

August 12, 2020 10:10 AM

Red Deer, Alta. – With assistance from the public, the Red Deer RCMP GIS unit has arrested the suspect involved in the fatal hit and run that occurred on Sunday, August 9. Additional information will be released later this week.

Red Deer RCMP thank the public for their assistance in identifying the vehicle and driver in question.


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Media Contact:
Red Deer RCMP
403-391-4034

File no. 20201130634

August 11, 2020

Update: Red Deer RCMP providing photos of suspected hit and run vehicle

Red Deer, Alta. – On Sunday afternoon, a male pedestrian was fatally injured after being hit by a passing vehicle on Highway 2A north of Red Deer, near the railroad tracks.

Red Deer RCMP are now able to release multiple photos of the suspect vehicle, in hopes that the public will be able to assist in locating the vehicle and driver. An update to the vehicle description has also been provided:

  • Black or dark blue 2000-2006 GMC Yukon SUV
  • Truck was hauling a flat deck trailer with a blue scooter on it

The last known direction of travel of the vehicle was westbound on RR391 towards the C&E Trail.

If you witnessed the incident, know the suspect vehicle or know the driver involved, please contact Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

GMC Yukon

GMC Yukon

GMC Yukon


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Media Contact:
Red Deer RCMP
403-391-4034

File no. 20201130634

BACKGROUND

Red Deer RCMP ask public’s assistance to identify fatal hit and run suspect 

August 10, 2020

Yesterday afternoon a male pedestrian was fatally injured after being hit by a passing vehicle on Highway 2A north of Red Deer, near the railroad tracks.

At approximately 3:40 p.m. on August 9, a vehicle driving southbound on Highway 2A did not stop after hitting the pedestrian. STARS Air Ambulance transported the 31-year-old male victim from Red Deer to hospital in Calgary, where he later died from his injuries.

Red Deer RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance to locate the suspect vehicle and driver. The vehicle is described as:

  • Black or dark blue 2003-2006 1/4 ton GMC/Chevrolet truck with a canopy
  • Truck was hauling a flat deck trailer with a blue sport bike motorcycle on it

The last known direction of travel of the vehicle was westbound on RR391 towards the C&E Trail.

If you witnessed the incident, know the suspect vehicle or know the driver involved, please contact Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.


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Media Contact:
Red Deer RCMP
403-391-4034

File no. 20201130634

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