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Family seeks closure after hit and run


The life of Marlon Sinclair, 31, a First Nations Safety Officer, was cut short tragically on October 24, 2021 when he was a victim of a hit and run, on Highway 10 north of town between the hours of 1 a.m. and 2 a.m.
Sinclair lived in The Pas for many years with family. Sinclair was one of the three heroes of the Gateway Hotel/Town Centre Hotel, who rushed back into the burning building to make sure the residents were able to get out safely. Many of those residents had just fallen back to sleep after the original fire callout a few hours earlier. Their combined efforts undoubtedly saved many lives that day.
Around 11 p.m. on October 23rd, Sinclair posted on the social media service Snapchat, that he was going for a midnight stroll to Flin Flon.
He managed to walk ten kilometres in less than two hours but on his walk north, he became a victim of hit and run. The person who hit him, didn’t stop. They left him there to die alone in the dark and on the side of the road. The family is asking the driver to come forward, so they can have closure. Sinclair’s injuries were extensive, so the driver should have known how hard they had hit him.
The family of Marlon Sinclair is seeking justice, and is hoping someone will come forward. This tragedy was a shock to the family, and Sinclair’s passing should not have happened the way it did. His sister Shannon Sinclair stated “I am very heartbroken and I miss my brother dearly. He was the most humble, caring and nicest person you could have ever met. I love you Marlon, always and forever.”
If you have any information, no detail being too small, please contact the RCMP at 204-627-6204.