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Man charged in fatal hit and run on Sakimay First Nation

Broadview RCMP were called to the Sakimay First Nation early Sunday morning for a fatal hit and run. Courtesy: RCMP

One man is dead and another is in custody after a hit and run on a Saskatchewan First Nation.

Broadview RCMP were called to the Sakimay First Nation early Sunday morning for a report of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle.

A 57-year-old man was declared dead. His name has not been released.

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The driver fled before police arrived and the vehicle was later found at a home on the First Nation.

Police seized the vehicle and arrested the driver.

Kip Acoose is charged with failing to remain at the scene of an accident involving death.

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He will appear Wednesday morning in Broadview provincial court.

Sakimay First Nation is roughly 150 kilometres east of Regina.

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