Autopsy completed in fatal hit-and-run incident: Edmonton Police

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The Edmonton Police announced late on Tuesday that the Homicide Section continues to investigate a fatal collision following the completion of an autopsy which determined the cause of the death of the victim, crushing injury to the chest.

According to a statement released by Edmonton Police “At approximately 1 p.m. on Friday, May 21, 2021, Major Collision officers responded to a fatal collision between a male pedestrian and a vehicle, in the area of 129 Avenue and 126 Street.”

The statement further added “It was reported that a dark colored truck struck a pedestrian and then sped away. Paramedics performed life-saving measures on the 36-year-old man, however he was pronounced deceased on scene.”

“An autopsy was completed on May 27, 2021 and the cause of death was determined to be a crushing injury to the chest,” the statement said, adding that as the investigation is ongoing, no further information is available at this time.

The Edmonton Police also added anyone with any information about this or any other crime is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

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