St. Paul, Alberta – On Nov. 26, 2016 at approximately 5:00 p.m., St. Paul RCMP were dispatched to a report of a pedestrian who was lying on a road in Saddle Lake First Nation.
A witness that was on scene assisting the pedestrian male then updated police that a white Ford F-150 truck struck the pedestrian male while he was lying in the roadway. The truck also collided with a vehicle nearby and then fled the scene.
A 27-year-old male pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene. The name of the deceased will not be released. No one else was injured.
Traffic was diverted for several hours while members along with an RCMP Collision Analyst conducted the investigation.
A white Ford F-150, which is believed to be involved with the collision, was later recovered in Saddle Lake.
St. Paul RCMP continue to investigate and are requesting the public’s assistance regarding the suspect driver of this collision. If you witnessed this incident or have information regarding the collision, please call the St. Paul RCMP at 780-645-8888 or call your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).
St. Paul RCMP