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Man Killed in St. Andrews Collision

December 3, 2016 1:21 PM | News

RCMP Logo VehicleA 61-year-old man was killed Friday evening in a two-vehicle crash in the RM of St. Andrews.

Manitoba RCMP say a northbound half-ton truck was travelling on Highway 8 when it struck a semi turning south at the intersection of PR 27 and Highway 8.

The crash happened at around 5:30 p.m.

The driver of the half-ton — from the RM of St. Andrews — was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The 50-year-old Ontario man driving the semi truck wasn’t injured.

The intersection was closed for about five hours as police investigated.

Alcohol isn’t considered a factor and both drivers were wearing seatbelts.

— Staff