Icy Roads Cause Fatal Head-On Collision

Icy Roads Cause Fatal Collision

MANITOBA - On March 15, 2020, at approximately 11:30 pm, Falcon Beach RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 1, near Barren Lake, in Whiteshell Provincial Park.

The preliminary investigation indicates that a red pickup truck travelling west on Highway 1, crossed the centre line and collided head-on with a black pickup truck which was heading east.

The driver and sole occupant of the black pickup truck, a 29-year-old male from Kenora, Ontario, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver and sole occupant of the red pickup truck, a 37-year-old male from Kenora, Ontario, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

Icy roads are believed to have been a factor in the collision.

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