Gods Lake Narrows women charged in fatal April 1 hit and run

Two women from Gods Lake Narrows have an upcoming court date after being charged with failing to stop at the scene of a fatal collision April 1.

Manitoba RCMP said the incident, which took place around 4 a.m. on Winter Road, just west of the community, was a hit and run.

Police found a damaged, abandoned vehicle stuck in the snow, and a seriously injured man farther down the road.

The victim, 22, was pronounced dead at the local nursing station.

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Officers identified the vehicle involved in the crash and arrested two suspects, first a 29-year-old passenger, followed by the 34-year-old driver on Tuesday.

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Both women were released from custody and scheduled to appear in court.

RCMP continue to investigate.

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