One Killed, Another Injured in Crash Near Elie

By Sarah Klein

RCMP Crest LogoA 59-year-old Winnipeg man died Thursday after a two-vehicle crash on Highway 1 near Elie.

The accident between a car and semi-trailer truck happened just before 8:30 p.m.

The driver of the car was pronounced deceased at the scene, while his 54-year-old female passenger was taken to hospital in Winnipeg with serious injuries. She has since been upgraded to stable condition. The 47-year-old RM of Tache man driving the semi was not injured.

RCMP say it appears weather conditions were a contributing factor in the collision.


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