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Man and Children, 13 and 4, Die in Crash Near Portage la Prairie

Man and Children, 13 and 4, Die in Crash Near Portage la Prairie

By The Canadian Press

RCMP Logo VehiclePORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Man. – A man and two children are dead after the minivan they were in collided with a semi in Manitoba.

RCMP say the van was heading east on the Trans-Canada Highway on Saturday afternoon and collided with the westbound semi while attempting to turn north onto Highway 16 west of Portage la Prairie.

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Drunk Driving to Blame in Fatal Crash on Manitoba Highway: Police

Drunk Driving to Blame in Fatal Crash on Manitoba Highway: Police

By Sarah Klein

RCMP Logo VehicleManitoba RCMP say the driver of a vehicle that failed to stop at an intersection was impaired when she crashed into another vehicle, killing a 31-year-old woman from Keeseekoowenin Ojibway First Nation.

The crash happened Wednesday afternoon on Highway 45 at the intersection of Road 122 West, approximately five kilometres east of Elphinstone, Manitoba.

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‘Deadpool 2’ Accident a Rarity in Industry That Takes Precautions: Stunt Pros

‘Deadpool 2’ Accident a Rarity in Industry That Takes Precautions: Stunt Pros

By Victoria Ahearn, The Canadian Press

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A police officer examines a motorcycle after a female stunt driver working on the movie “Deadpool 2” died after a crash on set, in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday August 14, 2017. Monday’s deadly crash on the set of “Deadpool 2” is a rarity in an industry that takes extreme precautions to ensure safety but acknowledges there is always an element of risk involved, say stunt professionals. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

TORONTO – Monday’s deadly crash on the set of “Deadpool 2” in Vancouver was a rarity in an industry that takes extreme precautions to ensure safety, say stunt professionals, who nevertheless accept there is always an element of risk involved.

“Most of us know each other and everybody was shocked, because this stuff just doesn’t really happen, in Canada, anyway,” says Neven Pajkic, a 39-year-old Toronto-based stunt performer whose credits include Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming film “The Shape of Water” and the TV series “The Handmaid’s Tale.”

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Police Seek Possible Dash Cam Footage in Fatal St. Boniface Hit and Run

Police Seek Possible Dash Cam Footage in Fatal St. Boniface Hit and Run

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A surveillance photo from the truck and trailer involved in a fatal hit and run in St. Boniface on Thursday, August 3, 2017. (WPS / HANDOUT)

Winnipeg police are requesting video footage from anyone who may have been in the area of a fatal hit and run in St. Boniface on August 3.

A woman in her 60s was hit and killed while walking in the 200 block of Marion Street at around 11:45 a.m.

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Man Fatally Stabbed on Redwood Avenue

Man Fatally Stabbed on Redwood Avenue

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police are investigating the city’s latest homicide in the 300 block of Redwood Avenue.

Officers were called Friday afternoon for the report of an injured man who had been stabbed. He was taken to hospital in critical condition and later died.

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Police Locate Truck and Trailer in Fatal St. Boniface Hit and Run

Police Locate Truck and Trailer in Fatal St. Boniface Hit and Run

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A surveillance photo from the truck and trailer involved in a fatal hit and run in St. Boniface on Thursday, August 3, 2017. (WPS / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Police have located a truck and trailer involved in the fatal hit and run of a woman in her 60s Thursday in St. Boniface.

The victim was in the 200 block of Marion Street at around 11:45 a.m. when she was hit. The driver failed to remain at the scene of the crash, prompting Winnipeg police to scour surveillance video from the area.

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Brandon Woman Killed in Head-On Crash on Highway 10

Brandon Woman Killed in Head-On Crash on Highway 10

RCMP Logo VehicleA 19-year-old Brandon woman was killed Thursday afternoon when her vehicle collided head-on with a pickup truck on Highway 10 just north of Forrest, Manitoba.

RCMP say the southbound vehicle veered over the centre lane and into the path of the northbound pickup, being driven by a 45-year-old Onanole man.

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