BOISSEVAIN, Man. – Kristen Hiebert has a tattoo on her arm, written in Arabic, that sums up her outlook since the night she and her young daughter almost froze to death on the side of a rural Manitoba highway.
“I lived. I suffered. I changed,” she says, reading it to a visitor.
A 60-year-old Gillam man was killed Friday when his private plane crashed near Baldur, Manitoba.
Family confirmed on social media that the pilot was Harold Parsonage. RCMP say he took off in a Piper aircraft from Gillam en route to a private landing strip in the RM of Argyle. He was scheduled to land at 6:30 p.m.
Two people were injured in a crash in Selkirk on Saturday, prompting the Manitoba’s Independent Investigation Unit to step in.
The IIU says a brief pursuit took place at around 8:16 p.m. when police attempted to stop a pickup truck near the intersection of Manitoba Avenue and Main Street. The driver failed to stop and sped through a red light, colliding with another vehicle.