Boy, 8, Killed in Minivan Crash Near Grand Rapids

Boy, 8, Killed in Minivan Crash Near Grand Rapids

RCMP Crest LogoA single-vehicle crash on Highway 60 has claimed the life of an eight-year-old boy near Grand Rapids.

Manitoba RCMP responded to the scene Monday night at around 8:30 p.m., where they found a minivan in the ditch about 10 kilometres west of the Highway 6 junction.

Police say the minivan was travelling westbound at the time when the 30-year-old man driving lost control.

Five passengers were inside, including three females aged four, 25 and 26, and a one-year-old boy. They all suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The eight-year-old boy was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Alcohol has not been ruled out as a contributing factor in the crash.

Police are continuing to investigate.

— Staff


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