Red Deer RCMP respond to fatal hit and run; “vehicle was driving southbound on Gaetz Avenue”

Red Deer, Alberta – On Sept. 17, 2023 at 9:07 p.m., Red Deer RCMP were called to 4217 50 Ave. to assist with a collision between a pedestrian and motor vehicle.

RCMP arrived to the location and both Fire and EMS were on scene.

Fatal Hit and Run
(File Photo) Fatal Hit and Run

Witnesses reported that a vehicle was driving southbound on Gaetz Avenue, when it collided with a pedestrian. The driver of the vehicle fled from the scene.

The 32-year-old, male pedestrian from Red Deer, died as a result of his injuries.

The driver of the vehicle turned themselves into police, and has since been arrested. The driver is pending charges at this time.

Red Deer RCMP continue to investigate the collision.

Further information will be provided once available.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or have dash camera footage, are asked to contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-406-2200 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or using the “P3 TIPS” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

To report crime online, or for access to RCMP news and information, download the Alberta RCMP app through Apple or Google Play.

Red Deer RCMP

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