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RCMP release details of suspect vehicle in fatal Duncan hit-and-run


North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP have released more details about the suspect vehicle in a fatal hit-and-run in Duncan last week.

The incident occurred on Thursday, April 18th at around 9:50 p.m. on the stretch of Highway 1 between Green Road and Beverly Street.

Police say the woman who was struck by a vehicle died at the scene after paramedics attempted to save her life unsuccessfully.

See also: Suspect sought after woman killed in Duncan hit-and-run on Trans-Canada Highway

The suspect vehicle left the scene before emergency crews arrived.

The Trans-Canada Highway was closed for several hours while forensic evidence was gathered evidence.

The woman has not yet been identified.

In an updated media release, RCMP said they believe a driver in a 2011-2013 grey Hyundai Elantra was responsible and is asking for the public’s help in finding the person.

“The vehicle likely has significant damage to the front driver’s side,” said BC RCMP spokesperson Cpl. James Grandy.

Anyone who has information on this incident should contact North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP at (250) 748-5522.

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