Strathmore RCMP investigate fatal pedestrian collision on Alberta Highway 817

Strathmore, Alberta – On September 8 Strathmore RCMP responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian, on Highway 817, approximately 2 kilometers south of Strathmore.

At 2:18 a.m., the RCMP were dispatched, and responded with emergency services. A 61-year-old male from the Siksika Nation was declared deceased on scene.

Investigation indicates that a vehicle traveling southbound on Highway 817 struck the pedestrian who was in the driving lane. The driver of the vehicle involved remained on scene to cooperate with the RCMP.

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Traffic was diverted while the investigation was conducted by a Collision Analyst. The investigation continues and no further information is available.

Strathmore RCMP

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