Driver of fatal hit-and-run in Kamloops identified

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Driver of fatal hit-and-run in Kamloops identified
Driver of fatal hit-and-run in Kamloops identified

The victims of a horrific hit-and-run crash that left two people dead and two others injured were international students with Thompson Rivers University (TRU), the school says.

In a statement published Monday, TRU president Brett Fairbairn said the victims were current and alumni students with the international program.

“Our deepest thoughts are with their families and loved ones, and on behalf of TRU, I offer our condolences,” wrote Fiarbain.

“As these were international students and alumni, our concern is also for our colleagues at TRU World. We grieve with them, along with others — friends, classmates and professors.”

Fairbarin said counselling students had been put in place for affected students and staff at the school.

According to police, the crash happened at the intersection of 1st Avenue and Battle Street around 1:40 a.m. on Sunday.

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