An unidentified man has died after being struck by a vehicle on July 27 in North Spirit Lake First Nation.
Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS) Crime Unit is in North Spirit Lake investigating the fatal hit and run incident that occurred in the community during the early hours of Friday July 27.
“I don’t know too much at this time, we (NAPS) are still on the scene. The matter is being investigated,” said NAPS Inspector Roland Morrison in a telephone interview. Morrison said that NAPS’ Crime Unit arrived in the community of approximately 500 in the early morning of July 27.
“The crime unit is currently looking into the situation,” Morrison said, adding that the investigation is still in its early stages.
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