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Three People Struck by Vehicle Near Winkler

January 1, 2014 1:54 PM | News


RCMP Crest LogoThree people walking near Winkler on New Year’s Eve were hit by a vehicle in Reinfeld, Manitoba.

The accident happened Tuesday night at around 11:30 p.m. on Reinfeld Street South just east of Winkler.

RCMP say a 1997 Toyota Tacoma driven by a 16-year-old Winkler boy was travelling southbound at the time of the crash.

A male and female were taken to the nearby Boundary Trails Health Centre for treatment, while an 18-year-old woman was severely injured and taken to Winnipeg, where she remains in critical condition.

Police are continuing to investigate and haven’t yet laid any charges.

UPDATE: January 2 — The 18-year-old woman succumbed to her injuries on Wednesday.