Advertisement

Eriksdale man, 81, killed in highway crash near Woodlands, Man.

Eriksdale man, 81, killed in highway crash near Woodlands, Man. - image
The Canadian Press

An 81-year-old Eriksdale man is dead after colliding with a pickup truck on Hwy. 6 near Woodlands, Man.

Stonewall RCMP said the incident took place when the man’s northbound SUV pulled into oncoming traffic when trying to overtake another vehicle, and crashed into a southbound pickup.

The senior was pronounced dead on scene. The pickup’s driver, a 52-year-old man from Norway House, was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

READ MORE: Senior who died in highway crash wasn’t wearing seatbelt: Manitoba RCMP

Police said both drivers were wearing seatbelts.

The crash is being investigated by RCMP, along with a forensic collision reconstructionist.

WATCH: What it’s like to deliver news of a fatal collision

Click to play video: 'What it’s like to deliver news of a fatal collision' What it’s like to deliver news of a fatal collision
What it’s like to deliver news of a fatal collision – May 24, 2019
Advertisement

Sponsored content