Alcohol and Speed Factors in Fatal Manitoba Crash: RCMP

Alcohol and Speed Factors in Fatal Manitoba Crash: RCMP

RCMP Logo VehicleManitoba RCMP say alcohol, speed and lack of seatbelt use were factors in a fatal crash near Sandy Bay First Nation Wednesday night.

Police responded to the single-vehicle crash at around 8:20 p.m. where a 39-year-old area man rolled a minivan with two passengers inside.

The driver was seriously injured and taken to hospital.

One of the passengers, a 31-year-old man from Sandy Bay First Nation man, was ejected and pronounced deceased on the scene. A second 31-year-old man sustained minor injuries.

Police say it’s believed no one inside was wearing a seatbelt.

The investigation is continuing.

— Staff

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