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Man Killed in Crash with Semi on Trans-Canada Highway

April 9, 2021 6:53 PM | News

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RCMP Crest LogoA two-vehicle collision in the RM of Portage la Prairie on Friday claimed the life of a 77-year-old man.

RCMP say the two-vehicle crash happened on Highway 1 at Angle Road at around noon.

According to police, an eastbound semi-trailer truck collided with a southbound grain truck that was attempting to cross Highway 1.

The 77-year-old Haywood, Manitoba man in the grain truck was taken to hospital and pronounced deceased. The 21-year-old West St. Paul man driving the semi was treated in hospital for minor injuries and released.

RCMP are continuing to investigate.


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