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Man in hospital after Lethbridge hit & run; LPS looking for public info

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Lethbridge Police are looking for a vehicle involved in a recent hit and run where a man was run over.

It happened last Wednesday, August 12th. Officers were called to Chinook Regional Hospital when a 37 year old man was admitted with injuries after he was hit by a vehicle.

LPS say the investigation has determined a man and woman were driving along 10th Street North at the 3rd Avenue intersection, when they were involved in an altercation with another vehicle.

Both vehicles pulled over and after a confrontation, one man was run over in the street.

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Police are looking for a 2000’s model red Volkswagen Jetta in connection with the hit and run. LPS say the vehicle would have damage to it.

The victim was transported to hospital in Calgary where he remains in stable, but serious condition.

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Patrick Siedlecki

Pat has been a mainstay in the CJOC News department from the time the station launched in 2007. He’s been in the position of New Director since then and has been anchoring daily news casts as well as reporting and working behind the scenes.

Community is important to him and keeping CJOC listeners and readers informed about what’s happening across southern Alberta and beyond.

Pat has been in radio broadcasting for the past 24 years, starting in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in 1997 and then moving up island to Nanaimo for another few years before heading to Lethbridge in 2007.

Pat grew up in the small Saskatchewan farming town of Foam Lake. After high school, he went to Western Academy Broadcasting College (WABC) in Saskatoon prior to moving to the island.

Pat also spent several years broadcasting hockey in the BCHL as well as seven years as the radio voice of the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL.

On a personal note, Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and funeral assistant since 2016.

Pat is engaged to Tarah and he has two kids and two step-children.

News and sports have always been Pat’s passion from the time he was a teenager and he’s always been grateful to have had the opportunity to make that part of what’s been a fun and long radio career!

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