Police looking for witnesses in fatal hit and run


2021-02-17 08:53 PST

File # 2021-2374

On February 15th, 2021, at approximately 7:40 p.m., first responders were called to the intersection of Nanaimo Avenue and Winnipeg Street after a report of a pedestrian having been struck by a vehicle. The vehicle did not remain at the scene.

Penticton RCMP attended the scene, where a 68-year-old man with visible trauma was being treated by BC Ambulance personnel. The man was transported to the Penticton Hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

The Penticton RCMP has many resources assisting with this investigation, and is asking for any witnesses or any person that may have dash camera and surveillance video of this incident, to contact them, indicated Cst. James Grandy.

If you witnessed the incident, or have any other information, you’re asked to call the Penticton RCMP at 250-492-4300, and quote file 2021-2374.

Released by

Cst. James Grandy

Media Relations Officer
Penticton South Okanagan Similkaeen Regional Detachment
1168 Main Street, Penticton, BC
Office: 250-492-4300

Email: penticton.general.enquiries@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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