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Red Deer RCMP need public assistance to identify victim of collision – Update 1

June 2, 2016 2:31 PM

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP have identified the woman who was struck in a pedestrian-vehicle collision shortly after 11 am today, and thank the public for their assistance. The 82 year old woman has been airlifted to Calgary by STARS Air Ambulance and is in critical condition. RCMP will not be releasing her name pending notification of family.

RCMP do not anticipate charges against the driver of the vehicle. An analysis of the collision indicates an unfortunate series of events but no driver error.

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Media contact:
Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP
403-304-7764

BACKGROUND:

June 2, 2016

Red Deer RCMP need public assistance to identify victim of collision

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are looking for public assistance to identify an unknown woman who was struck by a car at the intersection of 40 Avenue and Austin Drive at 11:05 am today. The collision occurred while she was walking southbound on 40 Avenue.

The woman has been taken to hospital; she sustained a head injury in the collision and is not conscious. She had no identification on her and police are trying to locate family members. The victim is described as:

  • Caucasian female
  • 60 – 65 years old
  • 76 kilograms
  • Approximately 166 cm tall
  • Coloured red hair, short
  • Hazel eyes
  • Wears dentures
  • Wearing a white short-sleeved Northern Reflections t-shirt with small pink and green flowers, black capri pants and light blue Saucony shoes with a pink stripe on them
  • Wearing a dress watch with yellow and white crystals on the band
  • Carrying a key ring with multiple keys on it, including one marked for a shed

40 Avenue has just been re-opened to traffic between 22 Street and Austin Drive. The driver of the vehicle is in police custody while the investigation continues. At this time, it is not known if charges will be laid.

Please call Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575 if you have information about this woman’s identity.

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Media contact:
Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP
403-304-7764

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