April 13, 2018 6:53 am
Updated: April 14, 2018 12:23 am

Maple Ridge hit-and-run kills 32-year-old mother

Jordan Armstrong has more about the victim and her coworker's emotional reaction to her death

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The RCMP are investigating after a hit and run killed a 32-year-old mother in Maple Ridge.

The incident happened on Lougheed Highway near 222nd Avenue at around 10 p.m. on Thursday.

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The vehicle was travelling westbound when it hit her, and the driver didn’t remain at the scene, the RCMP said in a news release.

The victim died there.

She’s been identified as Tassis Vix, a mother and an employee at the Haney Animal Hospital.

Tassis Vix, left. She was the victim in a hit-and-run in Maple Ridge on April 12, 2018.

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Police are seeking witnesses who are in the area when the hit and run happened, including anyone who may have had a dashcam and caught video of the incident.

The victim was a mother who lived in Maple Ridge and worked at the Haney

Animal Hospital.

Her brother described her as someone who “always opened her door to friends and treated them like family.”

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