Man fatally struck by pickup truck in Lethbridge alleyway
CALGARY -- The Lethbridge Police Service has located a Dodge Ram pickup truck believed involved in a Monday afternoon hit-and-run in a south side alley that resulted in the death of a man, however no arrested have been made and the investigation continues.
Emergency crews were called to an alleyway in the 900 block of 13th Street S. shortly after 4:30 p.m. following reports that a Dodge Ram pickup collided with a pedestrian.
When police arrived, a female who had been in the truck was attempting to help the injured man. The truck was no longer at the scene as a male had drove off. Police have not disclosed who was behind the wheel at the time of the collision.
The injured man was transported by ambulance to hospital where he died as a result of his injuries Monday night.
Police put out an appeal for information on the truck and said Tuesday afternoon it had been located.
According to police, the victim had been seen walking with another male at the time of the collision but the second male fled on foot prior to the arrival of officers.
Anyone with information is asked to contact LPS at 403-328-4444.