Yellowhead RCMP respond to triple fatality vehicle-train collision: Manitoba

Strathclair, Manitoba – On September 8, 2020, at 11:30 am, officers from the Yellowhead RCMP (Shoal Lake, Wasagaming) along with CP Police, responded to a collision between a vehicle and train that occurred on Road 126 West, located one kilometre east of Strathclair.

Investigators have determined that a van, with four occupants, being driven by a 27-year-old male from Dauphin, was travelling northbound on Road 126 West when the van was struck by a westbound CP train.

RCMP respond to triple fatality vehicle-train collision
RCMP respond to triple fatality vehicle-train collision

The driver of the van was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries while the three occupants of the van, a 45-year-old male from the Sandy Bay First Nation, 25-year-old male from the Waywayseecappo First Nation and a 19-year-old male from Dauphin, were pronounced deceased on scene.

Officers from the Yellowhead Detachment along with a Forensic Collision Reconstructionist continue to assist CP Police in this investigation.

Yellowhead RCMP

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