Man Killed, Woman Injured in Crash with Semi East of Winnipeg

Man Killed, Woman Injured in Crash with Semi East of Winnipeg

RCMP Logo VehicleTwo people were ejected from a farm tractor Sunday evening when it was struck by a semi-trailer truck east of Winnipeg.

The crash on Highway 1 happened at around 7:15 p.m. near Road 54 East in the RM of Reynolds.

RCMP say the semi was travelling eastbound at the time when it hit the tractor from behind.

A 51-year-old man from the RM of Reynolds and 33-year-old woman from the RM of Ste. Anne were ejected onto the highway. The man was pronounced deceased on scene, while the woman remains in hospital in stable condition.

Charges are pending against the 70-year-old Montreal man driving the semi. He wasn’t injured.

Police continue to investigate.

— Staff

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