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Motorist killed by driver fleeing police in Edmonton

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The incident, which occurred at 9:40 p.m. on 50th Street near 22nd Avenue, occurred after Beaumont RCMP attempted to arrest a person suspected of theft.


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A motorist was killed Saturday evening in southeast Edmonton when she stopped to inspect her vehicle damaged by a studded mat deployed by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), who were seeking to apprehend a suspect driving a U-Haul truck. It was the vehicle of this person trying to escape the police which allegedly hit her.

C' Federal Police Superintendent Leanne MacMillian said at a press conference on Sunday evening, specifying that the victim was aged 45 and was a resident of Fort Saskatchewan.

Two other vehicles hit the spike device that deflates d&'s tires, according to RCMP ;#x27;a vehicle for immobilizing a recalcitrant driver during a car chase.

In addition to the killed woman, another driver was taken to hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.

The incident, which occurred at 9:40 p.m. on 50th Street near 22nd Avenue, occurred after Beaumont RCMP attempted to arrest a person suspected of flight around 9 p.m. Saturday. The suspect fled at high speed in his vehicle, says Superintendent MacMillian.

The Police Department Edmonton police and RCMP are investigating the incident. This is an active homicide investigation, said Superintendent MacMillian.

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Edmonton police responded to the RCMP's request for support by deploying a helicopter. She said the truck was heading north on 50th Street in Edmonton from Beaumont before hitting and killing the woman.

We are incredibly saddened to learn of the tragic death of this innocent woman who was killed last night on 50th Street, said Edmonton Police Sergeant Nigel Phillips in a press release issued Sunday. Our hearts go out to his family and friends, who will now have to deal with this unfathomable loss.

Both federal and municipal police are still looking for the suspect. The latter continued his escape in a dark gray Honda Civic vehicle that he stole. This car was parked in front of a gas station, and a child was inside.

Police said the child was found unharmed a few minutes later in the area of ​​66th Street and 25th Avenue, but the man fled to in the stolen vehicle.

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT ) has been informed by the RCMP and will investigate the incident. ASIRT investigates cases where people are killed or seriously injured during incidents with police, or when allegations of police misconduct are made.

The stolen Honda Civic has Alberta license plate E98-099. The suspect is approximately 5'11″ tall. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie with white text on the front, brown short pants, and black shoes.

With information from Nishat Chowdhury, Emily Fitzpatrick and Nicholas Frew

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116