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Sheshatshiu man dead following hit and run in Happy Valley-Goose Bay

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RCMP are investigating a hit and run on Route 520. - FILE
SHESHATSHIU, N.L. —

RCMP are looking for witnesses or anyone with information about a hit and run that left a young man dead outside Happy Valley-Goose Bay last night, Aug. 13.

According to a release by the police, they received a call around 3:10 a.m. of a hit and run on Route 520 between Happy Valley-Goose Bay and the communities of North West River and Sheshatshiu.

When police and paramedics arrived, they found the 26-year-old Sheshatshiu man on the road. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing by Happy Valley-Goose Bay RCMP, the General Investigative Section, Traffic Services, and Forensic Identification Services.

The RCMP is asking any witnesses or anyone with information relevant to the investigation to please call Happy Valley-Goose Bay RCMP at 709-896-3383 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (TIPS is 8477), by Secure Web Tips at www.nlcrimestoppers.com, or by downloading the mobile app.

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