Autopsy results in fatal May hit and run released, investigation continues

EDMONTON — The Edmonton police’s homicide unit is continuing to investigate a fatal hit and run that happened in May.

The incident happened on May 21 in the area of 129 Avenue and 126 Street, according to EPS.

They were told a dark-coloured truck hit a pedestrian and sped away. A 36-year-old man was pronounced dead on scene by paramedics.

“An autopsy was completed on May 27, 2021 and the cause of death was determined to be a crushing injury to the chest,” said EPS in a news release.

Police have not officially classified the death as a homicide, but said it “remains suspicious.”

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