FALCON BEACH - Two people are dead following a fatal collision that took place on Highway 1 near Barren Lake in Whiteshell Provincial Park.
The initial investigation has determined that an eastbound vehicle stopped abruptly and a semi-truck also travelling eastbound crossed into the westbound lane in an attempt to avoid colliding with the eastbound vehicle. The eastbound semi collided with a pick-up truck travelling westbound, causing both vehicles to veer off the highway.
The driver of the pickup truck, a 54-year-old male, and a passenger, a 17-year-old male, both from Dryden, Ontario, were pronounced deceased on scene.
The semi-truck driver, a 22-year-old male from Mississauga, Ontario, and a passenger, a 28-year-old male from Brampton, Ontario, sustained minor injuries.
Falcon Lake RCMP along with a Forensic Collision Reconstructionist continue to investigate.