Minnedosa, Manitoba August 4, 2014
Minnedosa RCMP respond fatal collision
On August 4, 2014 shortly before 3:00 am, Minnedosa RCMP along with local Fire and EMS responded to a serious collision involving a vehicle and three pedestrians at Provincial Road 262 by Road 85N, close to the entrance of Minnedosa Rock in the Fields.
Initial investigation shows that a southbound vehicle struck a male and female who were walking along the shoulder of the highway and then proceeded a short distance further and struck another male subject.
Local EMS treated and released on scene a 44-year-old male of Winnipeg, who had been walking alone. A 25-year-old male and 23-year-old female, both of Minnedosa were transported to local hospital where the male pedestrian succumbed to his injuries. The female pedestrian was treated and released.
Alcohol is considered to be a factor in the collision.
The name of the deceased will not be released.
Minnedosa RCMP have a 37-year-old suspect in custody.
Minnedosa RCMP, with assistance of RCMP Collision Analyst continue to investigate.
No further information is available.
Sgt. Rob Lockhart RCMP Media Relations 204-983-8497
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