RCMP said one person has been killed in a two-vehicle crash involving an ambulance in western Manitoba, just after 5 a.m. Thursday morning.
Police said in an email that three other people are in hospital after the ambulance collided with a sport-utility vehicle overnight on Highway 16 between Neepawa and Gladstone.
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RCMP said an SUV that was travelling west collided with the eastbound ambulance.
The driver of the SUV, a 36- year-old woman from Winnipeg, was pronounced deceased on scene.
The 37-year-old ambulance driver, a 37-year-old woman passenger, and a patient were sent to hospital.
Mounties said visibility and road conditions were poor in the area.
A stretch of Highway 16 in the vicinity of the crash was closed for an investigation.
Motorists were being asked to stay on the Trans-Canada Highway.
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