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RCMP identify man found dead on Highway 1 near Maple Creek
Published Tuesday, January 8, 2019 3:51PM CST
The RCMP has identified a man found dead on Highway 1 near Maple Creek on Saturday morning.
Police say the victim is a 58-year-old man from Metcalfe, Ont. They have not released the man’s name.
Officers were called to the highway early Friday morning. The man was found in a ditch on the southern edge of the eastbound lane. Police believe he may have died after being hit by a passing vehicle.
The RCMP is looking for information into the man’s death. Police say they believe the man was hit between 7 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. on Friday. Anyone with information or who may have seen a vehicle with noticeable damage travelling in the eastbound lanes of Highway 1 during those hours is asked to come forward.