Fatal motor vehicle collision in Sagkeeng


RCMP Release

On Saturday morning, June 24, 2018, Powerview RCMP responded to a  motor vehicle collision that claimed a life.

At approximately 3:55 am, officers from the Powerview Detachment received a report of a vehicle-pedestrian collision that occurred on Hwy 11, in the Sagkeeng First Nation community.

Officers have determined that a vehicle, being driven by a 48-year-old male from Rosenort, was heading westbound when it struck a 25-year-old female, from Sagkeeng, as she was lying on the Highway. The driver of the vehicle stopped at the scene and contacted police. The 25-year-old was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The investigation has determined that the female was struck earlier by another vehicle and Powerview RCMP are asking anyone with information about this other vehicle to contact the Powerview Detachment at 204-367-8728.