January 9, 2019 9:56 am

Man killed in hit and run on Saskatchewan highway identified

An Ontario man was killed in a hit and run on Highway 1 in Saskatchewan near the Alberta border.

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A man killed in a hit and run on a Saskatchewan highway has been identified.

The man was found dead on the morning of Jan. 5 in the eastbound lanes of Highway 1, seven kilometres east of the Alberta border.

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Maple Creek RCMP said he has been identified as a 58-year-old man from Metcalfe, Ont. His name has not been released.

Investigators believe he was hit by a passing vehicle between 7 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4.

They are asking anyone who was driving in the area around those hours who noticed vehicles with noticeable damage to contact Maple Creek RCMP at 306-66-5550 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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