Woman in Custody After Two Pedestrians Struck and Killed in Thompson

Woman in Custody After Two Pedestrians Struck and Killed in Thompson

RCMP Logo VehicleAlcohol is believed to be a factor in a crash that killed two people from Thompson on Tuesday night.

A 17-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man were pedestrians when they were struck by a vehicle at around 11:50 p.m. RCMP say the teen was located deceased on the side of the road, while the older victim was found in a nearby ditch with serious injuries. He later died in hospital.

The two were walking on Thompson Drive with a group of friends when they were hit. The vehicle then hit a hydro pole and came to a stop.

A 22-year-old woman from Thompson was taken into custody at the scene.

Police are continuing to investigate.

— Staff


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