A 24-year-old man from Brooks is dead after he was struck during a motor vehicle incident near Brooks on the weekend.

On Saturday, Aug. 6, at approximately 10:55 p.m., Brooks RCMP responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision in which a pedestrian was hit. This occurred on Highway 539, just east of Range Road 165 in Newell County.

The 24-year-old male was struck by an east bound vehicle. He was transported to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The investigation continues.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Brooks RCMP at 403-362-5535. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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