We are tired of waiting’: First Nations leaders call for safety upgrades after fatal hit-and-run on Manitoba highway – CTV News

April 25, 2023

The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs and Brokenhead Ojibway Nation are calling for safety improvements on Highway 59 following an alleged hit-and-run that killed a community member last week.

RCMP say a 75-year-old man was walking north on the right-hand shoulder of the highway on April 20 in the Scanterbury, Man. community when he was hit from behind.

Mounties say the driver didn’t remain at the scene.

Officers responded to the incident, and the man was pronounced dead.

First Nations leaders say community members were having a Jets whiteout party at a nearby schoolyard at the time.

Read More: https://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/we-are-tired-of-waiting-first-nations-leaders-call-for-safety-upgrades-after-fatal-hit-and-run-on-manitoba-highway-1.6370360

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