On October 11, 2021 at approximately 7:35 p.m., Wadena RCMP were dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle and pedestrian collision on Highway #5, approximately 10 kilometres west of Wadena.

Investigation has determined that a lone pedestrian was struck by an eastbound vehicle. The driver remained at the scene and called for emergency assistance. Wadena RCMP, EMS and local fire personnel responded. The pedestrian, a seven-year-old female from the Wadena RCMP detachment area, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Her family has been notified.

Highway #5 was closed for approximately five hours while Wadena RCMP and Saskatchewan RCMP Collision Reconstruction completed initial investigation.

The investigation into the circumstances of the incident is ongoing.

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