Peace Regional RCMP investigating pedestrian death “struck by some sort of a moving vehicle”

Reno, Alberta – The Peace Regional RCMP are looking for any public information relating to a series of incidents that resulted in the death of an adult male and his dog.

On Sept. 7 at 9:12 a.m., the RCMP responded to a 911 call from a motorist that a 28-year-old male and a dog were located deceased on Township Road 812. Indications on scene are that both were struck by some sort of a moving vehicle, and the RCMP are seeking information about the vehicle.

Investigation has led RCMP to determine that sometime between the evening hours of 10:00 p.m. on September 6 through 9:00 a.m. on Sept. 7, two males were travelling westbound on Township Road 812 between Range Road 200 and Range Road 201, when their older model GMC pick up truck went off the road, struck a culvert and came to rest in a creek. One male was located inside the pick up, suffering from non life-threatening injuries. He is believed to be the passenger. The other male was located, deceased, near Township Road 812 approximately 2.5 km away from the truck. It is believed that the male was on the roadway with his dog prior to both being struck. The male was wearing a red hoodie, black ball cap and black sweatpants. The dog was a large black lab.

Investigation has led RCMP to determine that sometime between the evening hours of 10:00 p.m. on September 6 through 9:00 a.m. on Sept. 7, two males were travelling westbound on Township Road 812 between Range Road 200 and Range Road 201, when their older model GMC pick up truck went off the road
The RCMP is seeking assistance from anyone who has information about the collision on the Township Road 812, which left the male and his dog deceased and/or any details regarding the travel and initial collision with the culvert of the deceased’s pick up truck, an older model beige GMC 3 door 4×4.
One male was located inside the pick up, suffering from non life-threatening injuries.
One male was located inside the pick up, suffering from non life-threatening injuries.

The RCMP is seeking assistance from anyone who has information about the collision on the Township Road 812, which left the male and his dog deceased and/or any details regarding the travel and initial collision with the culvert of the deceased’s pick up truck, an older model beige GMC 3 door 4×4. If anyone has information about these incidents, please contact the Peace Regional RCMP detachment at 780-624-6677. If you wish 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.

For Clarification: It is believed that a second collision occurred where the driver of the initial collision had walked from the scene.  The driver of the initial collision was located deceased with his dog, approximately 2.5km west near the same roadway. The driver and his dog appear to have both been on the roadway before they were struck by a different vehicle. The male was wearing a red hoodie, black ball cap and black sweatpants. The dog was a large black lab with a pink collar. Anyone with any information to assist in the investigation is encouraged to contact the Peace Regional RCMP.

Peace Regional RCMP



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