Update #1: Edson RCMP investigate motor vehicle and cyclist collision

July 6, 2017
Edmonton, Alberta

News release

The Alberta RCMP is confirming that the victim of the Edson cyclist collision was an off-duty member of the RCMP with the Edson Detachment. The identity of the deceased will not be released at this time.

The driver of the motor vehicle involved in the collision was arrested at the scene. The investigation is ongoing.

If you have information about this incident, please call the Edson RCMP at 780-723-8832 or call your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).

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July 5, 2017

Edson RCMP investigate motor vehicle and cyclist collision

Edson, Alberta – On July 5, 2017, at approximately 9:00 p.m. RCMP responded to a complaint on Range Road 181, west of Edson, where a cyclist was struck by a motor vehicle. The cyclist was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The investigation is continuing with resources from Edson and Hinton Detachments as well as members of the Alberta RCMP Criminal Collision Investigation Team.

There will be no further updates until July 6, 2017 after 9:00 a.m.

If you have information about this incident, please call the Edson RCMP at 780-723-8832 or call your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).

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Contact information

Sgt Barry LaRocque
"K" Division Strategic Communication
780-412-5574

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