Man And His Dog Found Dead Near village of Nampa

RCMP reported that a pedestrian who was hit and killed along with his dog on a northern road had already crashed a pickup truck into a creek before.

Police received a 911 call just after 9 a.m on Monday, the caller reported that a 28 year old man and a black Labrador are discovered dead on Township Road 812, a road about 40 kilometres southeast of Peace River close to the village of Nampa.

Investigators discovered later, that an older model beige GMC pickup had lost control, hit a culvert and came to rest in a creek not far away sometime between 10 p.m on Sunday and Monday morning. A crash had occurred on the township road, between range roads 200 and 201.

A passenger in the vehicle was found inside, suffering from non life-threatening wounds.

According to the police, the man who was found dead with his dog had been the driver of that truck, and had walked about 2.5 kilometres before he was struck by another vehicle.

Police reported that the man wore a red hoodie, black ball cap and black sweatpants, while his dog had a pink collar on.