Powerview RCMP investigate fatal two-vehicle collision

Manitoba RCMP

On January 18, 2020, at approximately 5:40 pm, RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 11, approximately four km east of Highway 59.

The initial investigation has determined that a car travelling west on Highway 11, collided head-on with a truck travelling east.

The driver of the car, a 19-year-old male from Traverse Bay, was pronounced deceased at the scene.  The passenger, a 16-year-old male from Traverse Bay, was taken to hospital with serious injuries. It is believed that both were not wearing seatbelts at the time of the collision.

The driver of the truck, a 65-year-old male from St. Georges, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the collision.

Poor visibility and icy conditions are believed to be contributing factors in the collision.

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

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