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Dec. 7, 2018

File 18-24104

Police ask friends, acquaintances of deceased pedestrian to come forward

Delta Police are asking the public to come forward with more information to help piece together the last days of the man killed in the pedestrian collision on River Road, October 27, 2018.

Gary Bowman, age 48, had worked in the Delta area prior to his death, but police don’t have information regarding the circumstances that led up to him walking on River Road just before 11:30 pm that night.

Gary Bowman

He was killed in a collision with a bus, and appears to have been attempting to cross River Road. The driver of the bus remained on the scene.

“Gary’s family had lost touch with him prior to the crash, and was very saddened to hear of his sudden death. His family and police are looking for any further information regarding what happened that night and in the days previous,” says Cris Leykauf, public affairs manager. “We are also asking Gary’s friends and acquaintances to contact Delta Police, so we can get further information on where he was living, his activities, etc.”

Police are also looking for anyone who may have witnessed the minutes prior to the collision to contact them. This bus, pictured here, is the one which was involved in the crash, however with logos removed.

Anyone with further information about Gary Bowman, and the events leading up to the crash, is asked to call Delta Police at 604-946-4411.

Bus involved in pedestrian collision in October 2018