RCMP identify 'vehicle of interest' in fatal hit and run
Shortly before 2 a.m. on July 16, police and emergency crews were called out to Highway 391, just south of the entrance to the Thompson Golf Course. (file image)
Published Monday, July 16, 2012 9:59AM CST
Last Updated Wednesday, July 18, 2012 1:31PM CST
Thompson RCMP said they've identified a "vehicle of interest" in a hit-and-run incident that claimed the life of a 19-year-old bicyclist early Monday.
Just before 2 a.m. on July 16, police and emergency crews were called out to Highway 391, just south of the entrance to the Thompson Golf Course.
A 19-year-old man was found at the scene and was rushed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead, said RCMP.
Officers are now conducting an examination of a vehicle in the case.
RCMP said the investigation is ongoing and anyone with information can call Thompson RCMP at (204) 677-6909, or Manitoba Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.