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Good Samaritan killed in Henday hit-and-run

EDMONTON
- Southbound traffic along a portion of Anthony Henday Drive will
remain closed for much of this morning, hours after a Good Samaritan was
struck and killed in a hit-and-run after he stopped to help a stranded
motorist in southwest Edmonton.The
victim stopped on the Henday southbound, just north of Callingwood
Road, to assist with a stalled car around 11:20 p.m. Wednesday, said
acting Insp. Graham Hogg.“While
he was out on foot, he was struck by a passing vehicle that did not
remain at the scene and fled the area,” he said. “Our Good Samaritan
died instantly from his injuries.”The victim’s identity was not released pending notification of next of kin.

There were at least two witnesses to the hit and run, Hogg added.

“Our witnesses were broken down, and quite shaken up by it.”

Police
were searching for a large sport utility vehicle, but did not have
f

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Added: Jun-14-2012 Occurred On: Jun-14-2012
By: Hiarken
In:
Regional News
Tags: Hit and run, fatality
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (load item map)
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