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RCMP seeking anyone who saw pedestrian before he was killed on Highway 1

The deceased was wearing dark clothes, a red hoodie and a blue backpack.
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A 41-year-old man from Manitoba struck by vehicle on Highway 1.

INDIAN HEAD — RCMP are asking anyone who may have seen a pedestrian prior to his being killed on the Trans-Canada Highway near Sintaluta to call the Indian Head detachment.

On Friday May 6, shortly after 6:30 a.m., Indian Head RCMP had Highway 1 closed to investigate reports of a deceased pedestrian found in the eastbound passing lane of Highway 1, approximately three kilometres west of Sintaluta.

The deceased pedestrian was identified as a 41-year-old man from Manitoba. Indian Head RCMP is in the process of locating his family to notify them.

Investigators determined he was hit by a vehicle during the evening of May 5. He was wearing dark clothes, a red hoodie and a blue backpack.

Anyone who may have seen him, deceased or alive, between 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 5 and 6 a.m. on Friday May 6 is asked to please call Indian Head RCMP at 306-695-5200.

Indian Head RCMP investigated on scene with the assistance of Indian Head Emergency Services, Regina Traffic Services, White Butte RCMP, the Saskatchewan Coroners Service, the Indian Head Fire Department, the Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways, Saskatchewan RCMP Traffic Reconstructionists and the Saskatchewan RCMP Forensic Identification Section in Regina.