Wainwright RCMP are leading an ongoing investigation into a new year’s day hit and run.
At about 3:36 a.m. on Jan. 1, officers were called to the scene in Wainwright where a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle. EMS took the male victim to the hospital. However, the 47-year-old Wainwright resident died at hospital.
Wainwright RCMP indicate they have identified the driver who is suspected to have been at the wheel of the vehicle and the investigation is continuing.