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Winnipeg man dead after pickup truck rear-ends semi-trailer

A Winnipeg Police Service badge.
A Winnipeg Police Service badge. John Woods / The Canadian Press

A 51-year-old Winnipeg driver is dead after his truck crashed into a stopped semi-trailer on the South Perimeter Highway.

Police say on Sept. 17 just before 8 p.m., the driver was travelling east in his pickup when he collided with the semi-trailer which was stopped at a train crossing.

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According to police, the pickup driver was pronounced dead in hospital, while two occupants of the semi, a 22-year-old and a 23-year-old, did not sustain any injuries.

The RCMP Central Traffic Service and a forensic collision reconstructionist are investigating the incident.

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