Stonewall RCMP respond to fatal motor vehicle collision

August 21, 2019
RM of Woodlands, Manitoba

News release

At approximately 4:50 pm, on August 20, 2019, Stonewall RCMP received a report of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 6 near Road 79 N, located approximately five kilometres southeast of Woodlands in the RM of Woodlands.

The investigation has determined that a SUV, being driven by an 81-year-old male from Eriksdale, was heading north on Highway 6 when it attempted to overtake another vehicle. The SUV pulled into the oncoming lane of traffic and collided with a southbound pickup truck, being driven by a 52-year-old male from Norway house.

The 81-year-old driver, who was wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced deceased on scene. The 52-year-old driver, who was also wearing his seatbelt, was transported to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Stonewall RCMP, along with a Forensic Collision Reconstructionist, continue to investigate.

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Contact information

Sgt. Paul Manaigre, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations
204-983-8497
Media.Relations.RCMP.Manitoba@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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File number: 20191255083

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