RCMP identify man found dead on Alberta highway in suspected hit and run
Alberta RCMP are investigating a possible hit and run after a man was found dead on a highway near the Siksika Nation in southern Alberta.
The man, believed to be in his 30s, was found near Cluny, at about 7:50 a.m. Monday. The Calgary Medical Examiner’s Office identified the man as Steven Weaselhead Thursday. Police said a cause of death had been established but would not be released yet.
He was found on the west side of Highway 842 about 10 kilometres south of Highway 1. Cluny is about 110 kilometres southeast of Calgary.
RCMP initially said his injuries were consistent with being struck by a vehicle, but are looking for more information as part of the investigation.
If you have information about the incident, call 403-734-3923 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). The Weaselhead family appealed to the person or persons responsible to contact RCMP Thursday.
Editor’s note: This story was originally published on Feb. 1, and was updated Feb. 4 with the identity of the victim.
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