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Richmond RCMP hunt hit-and-run driver after Fraser Valley man killed

First responders on the scene of a fatal hit-and-run in Richmond. .
First responders on the scene of a fatal hit-and-run in Richmond. . Global News

Richmond RCMP is hunting for a hit-and-run driver that left a Fraser Valley man in his early 60s dead on Saturday.

According to police, officers were called to Highway 99, just north of the Steveston Highway overpass, where a man’s body was found lying in the left lane around 6:30 a.m.

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Investigators say the victim had “visible trauma to his body that was consistent with being struck by a vehicle.”

Police believe the collision happened sometime between 1:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7.

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Investigators are looking for any witnesses or dashcam video that saw the collision or saw someone stopped or walking on the highway near the scene.

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RCMP believes the victim was struck by a large vehicle, possibly a commercial truck, which may have heard or felt something unusual, but kept driving, not realizing they had hit a person.

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