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Update: Charges laid – MMA fighter Ryan Jimmo killed in a hit and run

According to police an altercation occurred between the drivers of two vehicles at around 2:15 am June 26th in the parking lot of H2O Lounge in Edmonton.

Police said Ryan Jimmo 34, approached the suspect and was walking back to his own car when he was struck by the suspects vehicle. The suspect fled the scene.

Jimmo was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Ryan Jimmo was a Canadian mixed martial artist who competed in the light heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Police are still looking for the suspect.  The vehicle is described as a dark coloured, older model pickup truck.

**UPDATE**

Edmonton police said Anthony Getschel, 23, has been charged with second degree murder, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death, criminal negligence causing death, and failing to stop at the scene of an accident involving death.

Also Jordan Wagner has been charged with being an accessory after the fact.