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.
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.