Brandon Man Dies After Crash Near Keld

RCMP Crest LogoA single-vehicle crash near Keld, Manitoba sent a 21-year-old Brandon man to hospital in critical condition on Tuesday.

The man was driving a 2011 Dodge Ram pickup truck was travelling westbound on Road 142 North at a high rate of speed and went off an embankment into a creek bed. Culverts at the location had been washed out and the drop off was approximately 15 feet deep.

RCMP say the site was well marked with barricades and warning signs. Road conditions and visibility were reported to be good at the time of the collision.

UPDATE: The driver of the vehicle has since succumbed to his injuries.

— Staff