Ontario Man Killed in Crash on Manitoba Highway

Ontario Man Killed in Crash on Manitoba Highway

RCMP Crest LogoA 20-year-old Ontario man has died following a head-on crash on a rural Manitoba highway.

RCMP were called to the scene on Gourlay Road, just north of 61N in the RM of Elton, at around 6 p.m. on Thursday.

Police say a southbound pickup truck collided head-on with a northbound van.

The 33-year-old Boissevain man driving the pickup wasn’t injured. The 19-year-old Ontario man driving the van, along with a passenger, were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A third passenger wasn’t injured, but the fourth was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Investigators are working to determine the cause of the crash.

The man’s name isn’t being released.

— Staff


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