The Wabowden RCMP are asking for the public's assistance as they investigate a fatal hit-and-run.
On September 26, around 3:35 a.m., RCMP received a report of a possible hit and run along Highway 6, near Hwy 373, approximately 10 km south of Wabowden.
RCMP alleged that a semi-truck driver discovered debris on the roadway and what appeared to be the aftermath of a collision, with a possible body. Officers attended the scene and located a deceased person in the ditch.
Officers alleged the person was walking along the highway when he was struck and killed by a vehicle.
The body was identified as a 34-year-old male originally from Manto Sipi Cree Nation, who was walking along the highway when he was struck by a vehicle.
Further investigation revealed that the victim had been travelling north on Highway 6 in a vehicle with four other occupants. Between 2:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m., he was dropped off on the side of the road south of Wabowden.
It is believed that the collision occurred shortly after.
RCMP are asking anyone with information on this incident to please call Wabowden RCMP at 204-689-2685, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.