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Woman killed in Canmore in hit-and-run on Highway 1

A 20-year-old woman was killed in a hit and run on the Trans-Canada Highway near Canmore.

CANMORE, ALBERTA – A 20-year-old Canmore woman was struck and killed on the Trans-Canada Highway in Canmore.

Police are investigating the hit-and-run that took place on Sunday morning (May 1), which occurred in the eastbound lane near the Canmore Visitor Information Centre.

"A 20-year-old female from Canmore was declared deceased at the scene," an RCMP media press release said.

Eastbound traffic on Highway 1 has fully re-opened.

The Outlook will update when more information becomes available.

Anyone with information can contact the Canmore RCMP detachment at 403-678-5516. If they wish to remain anonymous, they can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at or using the P3 Tips app on the Google Play store or Apple store.

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Jordan Small joined the Outlook in 2014 and covers the vast world of sports in the Bow Valley. A Barrie, Ont. native, he also wrote for RMO's Mountain Guide section and the MD of Bighorn beat.
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