Two people from Sandy Bay First Nation have died in a two-vehicle crash near Portage la Prairie.
The accident happened Wednesday afternoon when a southbound car and northbound pickup truck collided near the intersection of Road 68 North and Road 39 West.
RCMP say both the 50-year-old male driver and his 40-year-old female passenger in the car were pronounced deceased at the scene.
The 17-year-old Portage la Prairie boy driving the truck was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. His 17-year-old female passenger wasn’t injured.
Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the collision, but police continue to investigate.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Portage la Prairie RCMP at (204) 857-4445, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.