Police investigating fatal hit and run in Fort Chipewyan

Wood Buffalo RCMP's Fort Chipewyan detachment on Thursday, January 16, 2020. Vincent McDermott/Fort McMurray Today/Postmedia Network SunMedia

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RCMP are investigating after a hit and run collision left one man dead in Fort Chipewyan.

On Sept. 19, at approximately 3:50 a.m., officers responded to a call of a hit and run involving a person on Airport Road.

A man was found with serious life threatening injuries and was taken by EMS to the health centre where he later died. RCMP Major Crimes Unit are investigating the death of the man.

Police want to speak with anyone who may have seen a collision on Airport Road on Sept. 19 in the early hours.

Fort Chipewyan RCMP can be reached at 780-697-3931. Anyone with information about criminal activity in Wood Buffalo is asked to contact Wood Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4040. Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stopper at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or p3tips.com.

lbeamish@postmedia.com

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