Truck strikes four in residential school march, RCMP describe as ‘impatient driver’

Mission, British Columbia – Two men say they were hit by a truck while attending a residential school march in Mission, BC, and they want to see the driver found and charged.

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Troy Ingaraldi and Ashton Edwards said they were taking part in a march on Saturday that searched the grounds of the former St. Mary’s residential school for unmarked graves when they alleged that a driver behind the group turned belligerent. .

Ingaraldi said he was helping direct traffic behind the display when he learned of the driver, a man in his 60s in a pickup truck.

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Ingaraldi said, “I was letting the traffic slow behind me while we slowed down and one driver got impatient.”

Ingaraldi alleged that the truck pulled over the crowd and slashed its tires before attempting to shoulder the group. Ingraldi said he tried to stop the truck because there were children and elderly people around, and the man began to shout abusive words and tell the group that they should not be…

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