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Man dies after vehicle crashes into building in Winnipeg’s north end

Winnipeg police say a 27-year-old man died after allegedly fleeing a traffic stop and crashing into a building. Arsalan Saeed / Global News

Winnipeg police say a 27-year-old man died Saturday evening after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a building.

The incident happened in the city’s north end shortly after 9:00 p.m.

The force says officers attempted to stop a car near Selkirk Avenue and McKenzie Street after noticing its insurance was out of date.

The driver didn’t stop for police, but officers decided not to pursue.

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A short time later, the same vehicle was found to have crashed into a building nearby in the 500 block of Selkirk Avenue.

Police say the driver was taken to hospital in critical condition, where he was pronounced deceased.

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The Traffic Division continues to investigate; anyone with information, or who may have seen the collision, is asked to call 204-986-7085.

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