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Winkler Man Killed in Head-On Collision

August 7, 2015 3:34 PM | News

RCMP Crest LogoA Winkler man was killed Friday morning on Highway 14 in a head-on collision.

The accident happened just before 7 a.m. about six kilometres east of Plum Coulee, Manitoba.

RCMP say his vehicle was travelling eastbound when he attempted to pass two vehicles, but realized an oncoming vehicle was too close. In an attempt to avoid a crash, both vehicles veered in the same direction.

The man driving the oncoming vehicle is in stable condition in hospital, while the 36-year-old man in the passing vehicle succumbed to his injuries.

RCMP are asking anyone with information on the crash to contact the Carman detachment or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

— Staff