Apparent hit and run in northeastern B.C. leaves two dead: RCMP

Detachment says in social media posts it happened Wednesday evening

RCMP in northeastern British Columbia confirm two people have died in what appears to have been a hit and run in Fort St. John.

The detachment says in social media posts that it happened Wednesday evening.

Police say officers were called to a report of a “pedestrian motor vehicle incident” in a busy area of the city.

The suspect vehicle had already left the scene.

The two victims were pronounced dead a short time later.

RCMP say more details are to be released today.

The Canadian Press

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