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Gleichen RCMP Investigate Possible Hit and Run Death


Siksika Nation, AB – On February 1, 2016 at approximately 7:50 AM, the Gleichen RCMP were dispatched to Highway 842, near Cluny, approximately 10 Kilometres south of Highway 1.  Upon arrival, RCMP located a deceased male on the west side of the highway.  The deceased had sustained substantial impact injuries, consistent with being struck by a motor vehicle.

The deceased is a first nations male, approximately 30 years old, wearing dark clothing.

This is an ongoing investigation, and an autopsy has been scheduled at the Calgary Medical Examiners office, for February 2, 2016.

The RCMP are seeking assistance from anyone who may have information regarding this incident. If you have information about this event, please call the Gleichen RCMP at 403-734-3923, or if you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS), by internet at, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers [] for instructions on how to do).  You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), the recovery of stolen property, and/or a seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

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