Two Killed in Head-On Crash on Highway 44

Two people have died following a head-on crash near Garson, Manitoba Tuesday evening.

The crash happened at about 6:45 p.m. on Highway 44 when a car travelling westbound in the eastbound lanes collided with an eastbound pickup truck.

RCMP say an 88-year-old man was driving the car at the time, while his 85-year-old wife was in the passenger seat. Both died at the scene and were residents of the RM of St. Clements.

The driver of the pickup truck, a 29-year-old Tyndall man, was airlifted to hospital with undetermined injuries.

Alcohol is not considered a factor in the collision.

Garson is located about 45 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg.

Updated on Wednesday, November 21


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