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.
Police said both drivers were wearing seatbelts.
The crash is being investigated by RCMP, along with a forensic collision reconstructionist.
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