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‘Avery Keeps Me Going:’ Survivor Recalls 10 Freezing Hours with Young Daughter

‘Avery Keeps Me Going:’ Survivor Recalls 10 Freezing Hours with Young Daughter

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

Kristen Hiebert
Kristen Hiebert, who almost died in a car crash in January, 2016 is photographed in her home in Boissevain, Manitoba, Thursday, November 16, 2017. Almost two years after the crash, the 28-year-old continues to adapt to life without her lower legs – amputated due to frostbite – and continues to work to build a better life for herself and her daughter Avery, now 6. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

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.

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Manitoba Pilot Killed in Crash Near Baldur

Manitoba Pilot Killed in Crash Near Baldur

RCMP Logo VehicleA 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.

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IIU Watchdog Probing Police Pursuit Crash in Selkirk

IIU Watchdog Probing Police Pursuit Crash in Selkirk

Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba - IIUTwo 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.

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Flin Flon Woman Killed in Crash on Highway 10

Flin Flon Woman Killed in Crash on Highway 10

RCMP Logo VehicleA woman from Flin Flon, Manitoba was killed Thursday when her vehicle slammed into a rock face on Highway 10.

Police say the 39-year-old driver was travelling eastbound on Highway 10A when her vehicle sped through a stop sign and collided with the rock at the intersection of Highway 10.

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