UPDATE: Death in southeast Calgary determined to be result of hit-and-run

Calgary, Alberta -A man found deceased on a roadway in southeast Calgary yesterday was the victim of a hit-and-run collision with a truck. Investigators have identified a suspect and vehicle believed to be involved in the collision and the investigation into the circumstances remains ongoing.

Police were called at approximately 5:10 a.m., Wednesday, June 8, 2022, for a reports of a man in medical distress on the 1700 block of 35 Street S.E. EMS responded and transported the man to hospital, where he later died.

The investigation has revealed the victim, a 34-year-old man, had been at an area bar. It is believed he left the bar and at some point was holding onto the doorhandle of a departing red truck when he fell alongside the vehicle and was run over.

It is believed the truck left the scene before returning a short while later to check on the victim. Both the driver and the vehicle have been located.

This incident remains under investigation by the Calgary Police Service Traffic Section. No further information is available to share at this time.

BACKGROUND

Police investigating undetermined death in southeast Calgary

Calgary, Alberta – We are on scene after a man was found in medical distress earlier this morning in the community of Southview.

We were called at approximately 5:10 a.m., today, Wednesday, June 8, 2022, for a reports of a man in medical distress on the 1700 block of 35 Street S.E. EMS responded and transported the man to hospital, where he later died.

Calgary Police
Calgary Police

Investigators are now on scene working to determine what led to the man’s death and how he ended up on the road. 35 Street S.E., between 17 Avenue and 19 Avenue is expected to be closed for several hours while the investigation continues.

No further details are available at this time.

Case #22228244

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact police by calling 403-266-1234. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org

APP: P3 Tips

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