RM Stanley, Manitoba – On January 3, 2019, at approximately 6:30 pm, Carman RCMP were dispatched to a fatal two-vehicle collision on Highway 3 near Road 17 North in the RM of Stanley, Manitoba.
Initial investigation has determined that a semi-trailer was travelling southbound on Highway 3 when it collided with a northbound SUV that was travelling in the southbound lane. The SUV was in the oncoming lane of traffic at the time of the collision.
The 24-year-old female driver of the SUV, from Winkler, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The 45-year-old male driver of the semi, from Austin, Manitoba, received minor injuries.
Alcohol does not appear to be a factor. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.
The investigation continues with the assistance of a RCMP Forensic Collision Reconstructionist.
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