Selkirk RCMP investigate fatal collision


On June 29, 2018, at approximately 5:40 pm, Selkirk RCMP were dispatched to a single-vehicle rollover on Highway 59, about one kilometre north of Scanterbury, Manitoba. A pickup truck was travelling southbound when it lost control, rolled, and landed upside down in the west ditch, which was partially full of water. The cab of the truck was completely submerged.

A 35-year-old male from Hollow Water, Manitoba was able to exit the vehicle, and the other occupant, a 41-year-old male from Selkirk, was pulled out by passers by who stopped to assist. Both males were transported to Winnipeg hospital. The 35-year-old male was released after his injuries were treated. The 41-year-old male remained critical until succumbing to his injuries on July 8, 2018.

Alcohol is considered a factor in the collision. It is unknown whether seatbelts were in use.

A Forensic Collision Reconstructionist had attended the scene and continues to assist with the ongoing investigation.