Minnedosa RCMP respond to fatal collision



On Aug. 4, shortly before 3:00 a.m., 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 Rock in the Fields in Minnedosa.

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.

A 37-year-old suspect in custody.


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