Alcohol a factor in Sunday crash that killed woman, 22, Manitoba RCMP say

Manitoba RCMP say they believe alcohol was a factor in a Sunday night highway crash that killed a 22-year-old woman from Waywayseecappo First Nation.

The collision took place on Highway 45 at the intersection with Road 151 W near Angusville around 10:45 p.m.

According to the police investigation, a westbound vehicle — in which the woman was a passenger — tried to turn left onto Road 151 W when it was hit by an eastbound pickup truck.

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The 24-year-old male driver was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, while the passenger was pronounced dead on scene.

The driver of the pickup truck, a 54-year-old man from the RM of Mossey River, was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, as was his passenger.

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RCMP continue to investigate.

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