News file photo - Oceanside RCMP say they have no timeline on when they will release an update about a fatal hit-and-run in Parksville on Aug. 24.

RCMP: No timeline for update on fatal hit-and-run in Parksville

Complexity of case a factor in length of the investigation

Oceanside RCMP have no timeline on when they will deliver an update on the fatal hit-and-run in Parksville that took place in late August.

Cpl. Jesse Foreman with the Oceanside RCMP said the investigation is progressing well, but offered no further comment.

READ MORE: Man dead after reported early-morning hit-and-run incident in Parksville.

Previously, an update was expected by the second week of September.

Foreman cites the complexity of the case as being a factor in the length of the investigation.

RCMP are unable to say anything about the case as the investigation is in the hands of provincial prosecuting attorneys.

A 32-year-old Parksville man was struck and killed on Aug. 24 in the 200 block of Hirst Avenue.

READ MORE: UPDATE: Oceanside RCMP ‘certain’ black Ford truck was involved in Parksville hit-and-run

Police said previously they believe that a black Ford F-250 with aftermarket modifications was involved.

The truck was seen leaving a parking lot near the Rod & Gun pub around the time the man was struck.

The family of the victim have asked for privacy and for his name not to be released to the public.

emily.vance@pqbnews.com

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