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Witnesses sought for hit and run in Salmon Arm

A photo of the suspect vehicle, which RCMP believe to be an early 2000s Chevrolet Tahoe.
A photo of the suspect vehicle, which RCMP believe to be an early 2000s Chevrolet Tahoe. Salmon Arm RCMP

Police in Salmon Arm are seeking public help regarding a hit and run on Thursday evening.

According to the RCMP, a 57-year-old man was struck while using a crosswalk at the intersection of 5th Avenue Southwest and 3rd Street Southwest just after 6 p.m.

Police say the driver of the vehicle, suspected to be an early 2000s Chevrolet Tahoe, did not stop and departed from the scene of the collision. The dark-coloured vehicle is thought to be potentially purple or maroon.

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The man was transported to hospital by ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries.

“We are seeking any witness to the event or any person that may have information pertaining to the vehicle, or driver,” said RCMP Sgt. Scott Lachapelle.

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If you have any information regarding the incident, you are asked to contact the Salmon Arm RCMP detachment at 250-832-6044.

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