Winnipeg Man Dies After Hit and Run in the Maples

Winnipeg Police CrestA 22-year-old man struck by a vehicle in a hit and run in the Maples over the weekend has died.

Winnipeg police responded to the area of Inkster Avenue and Bunting Street at around 11:30 p.m. Saturday, where they found the victim unconscious.

He was taken to hospital in critical condition and later succumbed to his injuries.

Police say they have identified him, but didn’t release a name. Social media tributes identified the man as Chris Nero.

A description of the vehicle that hit the man wasn’t available, but police say it will have significant front damage, particularly to the windshield.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-6271 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).


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