WINNIPEG, MB - A tragic accident this today took the life of an 8-year-old who was attempting to cross the street.
This accident took place around 8:20 a.m. today at the intersection of St. Annes Rd. and Varennes Ave.
An 8-year-old boy was attempting to cross St. Annes Rd. using a pedestrian crosswalk when he was struck by a northbound vehicle. The driver of the vehicle remained on scene while the boy was taken to hospital in critical condition. Tragically the boy has since succumbed to his injuries.
Next of kin have been notified, as have schools in the immediate area.
Police continue to investigate and are asking anyone with information to call 204-986-6271 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
Kevin Klein, Manitoba Post