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RCMP release photos in hit-and-run that killed 17-year-old Duncan girl


North Cowichan/Duncan have released new photos they say could help solve an April hit-and-run that killed a 17-year-old Duncan girl.

Leanne Joe was struck and killed shortly before 10 p.m. on April 18th on the stretch of the Trans-Canada Highway (HWY 1) between Green Road and Beverly Street in North Cowichan.

Joe was pronounced dead at the scene by the BC Coroners Service after paramedics attempted to save her life unsuccessfully.

Police have confirmed they have identified the vehicles believed to be involved in the fatal crash. With the release of the images, they are now seeking to identify the owners and drivers.

The vehicles were captured on camera driving past the Arbutus Ridge Golf Course near Hutchinson Road in Cobble Hill on Tuesday, April 23rd. T

The photos released include a white pickup truck, an SUV-style vehicle and a car.

Anyone with information is asked to contact North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP at (250) 748-5522.


Related: RCMP locate suspect vehicle in fatal hit-and-run of teenage girl near Duncan


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