Winnipeg Man, 23, Killed in Crash East of Richer

June 29, 2016 2:02 PM | News

RCMP Logo VehicleA 23-year-old Winnipeg man was killed early Wednesday after a single-vehicle crash on Highway 1 about one kilometre east of Richer, Manitoba.

The vehicle was travelling westbound when it veered into the median ditch and rolled at around 5:30 a.m. A passenger seated in the rear of the vehicle and not wearing a seatbelt was ejected and pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver and another passenger are being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Alcohol and speed appear to be contributing factors in the crash.

Police are continuing to investigate.

— Staff