Innisfail RCMP - Still Investigating Hit & Run Involving A Pedestrian & A Dog In Penhold

Anyone with information about a hit & run involving a pedestrian in Penhold on Thursday, November 30th is asked to contact the Innisfail RCMP detachment or CRIMESTOPPERS.

Update-Correction from Tuesday, December 5th at about 4:30pm.
 
RCMP are still investigating a hit & run with a pedestrian and a dog that occurred in Penhold on at about 5pm on Thursday, November 30th.
 
The initial media release stated the location of the incident was in Penhold in the alley behind 170 Dundee Crescent.
 
Innisfail RCMP now note the correct location was at the south end of Waskasoo Avenue at the bridge where the road turns to gravel in Penhold.
 
Mounties are still encouraging any members of the public who may have knowledge about this hit and run to call their local RCMP detachment.
 
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Original media release from Friday, December 1st.
 
Police say on Thursday, November 30th at about 5pm a pedestrian was walking her dog in the alley behind 170 Dundee Cresent in Penhold.
 
The victim noted a vehicle heading toward her and her dog and it was not slowing down. She attempted to rescue her dog and in the process both the victim and her dog were struck.

The victim reports seeing a truck stop and then leave the scene. Unfortunately the dog was put down due to the seriousness of its injuries and the 57 year old victim - a resident of Penhold - was treated at Red Deer hospital for serious but non-life threatening injuries.

RCMP would encourage the driver of this vehicle to do the right thing, come forward and report this collision to police.

Mounties continue to investigate and are actively following up on this investigation. They do not at this time have further details to release to the public.

 

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