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Winnipeg woman killed in highway crash in West St. Paul

RCMP say a 70-year-old woman from Winnipeg was killed in a crash on Hwy 8, just north of the city, Monday. Nathalie Sturgeon / Global News

A woman from Winnipeg is dead following a highway crash just outside the city, RCMP say.

Emergency crews were called to the two-vehicle crash on Highway 8, near Grassmere Road, around 12:50 p.m. Monday.

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They say a vehicle was stopped partially on the shoulder in the southbound lane when it was rear-ended by another vehicle.

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The driver and only occupant of the stopped vehicle, a 70-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The driver and only occupant of other vehicle, a 21-year-old man from the Rural Municipality of West St. Paul, was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are continuing to investigate and ask anyone with information or dashcam video to call Red River RCMP at 204-667-6519.

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