A five-year-old child is dead after being hit by a vehicle on Highway 55 in Big River, SK.

At 9:20 p.m. on Tuesday, August 16, Big River RCMP responded to a complaint of a pedestrian hit and run that occurred on that highway.  EMS responded and transported the five-year-old male victim to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Initial investigation has revealed the child was riding a bicycle when he was struck by a vehicle. The vehicle did not stop at the scene and was located by police at a business in the community of Big River. An adult male and adult female were taken into police custody in relation to this incident. No charges have been laid at this time.

An RCMP Collision Reconstructionist and Big River RCMP are currently investigating.

 

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