The BC Highway Patrol is asking for the public’s help in a fatal hit and run on Highway 97 near Hixon north of Quesnel.
Cpl. Mike Halskov confirmed one person was killed in the collision, which occurred in the early hours of Wednesday, Dec. 8 near Widdis Road in the Woodpecker area, approximately 45 kilometres south of Prince George.
The road was closed for hours while the Prince George RCMP remained on the scene.
The BC Highway Patrol is conducting an ongoing investigation with assistance from the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service and the BC Coroners Service.
Anyone with information who may have traveled through the area between 1:00 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. on Dec. 8, including dash cam footage, is asked to contact the BC Highway Patrol in Prince George and quote file number 2021-855.
”No further information is available at this time, and updates are not anticipated as the investigation continues,” Halskov said.