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Suspected hit-and-run kills woman in Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation

A 45-year-old Norway House woman died at the nursing station in Nelson House after being found injured on a road.
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Nelson House RCMP are investigating a suspected hit-and-run that killed a 45-year-old woman on Jan. 13.

Nelson House RCMP are investigating a Jan. 13 hit-and-run that killed a 45-year-old woman.

Police were called to a vehicle-pedestrian collision around 8 p.m. Friday evening after an injured woman was found lying on Otetiskiwin Drive in Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation. RCMP believe she was hit by a vehicle whose driver then fled the scene.

The victim, from Norway House, was taken to the nursing station for treatment but died of her injuries.

Police contained the scene and deployed a traffic analyst to the community to assist with the investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or has information about it can call Nelson House RCMP at 204-484-2837 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477. Tips can also be submitted online at

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