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Tache man dies after being struck by SUV

A 63-year-old man is dead after he was struck by an SUV while walking on Highway 12 in Steinbach Friday, RCMP say.
A 63-year-old man is dead after he was struck by an SUV while walking on Highway 12 in Steinbach Friday, RCMP say. File / Global News

A pedestrian died after he was struck by an SUV while walking along a highway in Steinbach, RCMP say.

Police say a 63-year-old man from Tache was walking northbound in the southbound lane of Highway 12 just after 8 p.m. Saturday when a vehicle struck him in the intersection of Highway 12 and Road 52 North.

Police say the 34-year-old driver stopped his vehicle immediately and phoned 911.

Emergency responders pronounced the man dead at the scene.

READ MORE: 2 kids hospitalized after early morning crash

Police say alcohol is not a factor in the collision.

Steinbach RCMP and a forensic unit are still investigating.

Two pedestrians dead after early morning collision in Winnipeg
Two pedestrians dead after early morning collision in Winnipeg
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