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Virden woman killed in head-on crash with semi: RCMP

A 35-year-old woman was killed in a crash on PR 257 Saturday, RCMP say. Global News / File

Manitoba RCMP say a woman from Virden, Man., is dead following a two-vehicle crash near the Saskatchewan border.

Emergency crews were called to the crash on Provincial Road 257, near the community of Kola, Man., around 5:40 p.m. Saturday.

They say a westbound SUV crossed over the centre line and crashed head-on with an eastbound semi-truck.

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The 35-year-old woman driving the SUV died at the scene, police said in a release Monday.

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The driver of the semi-truck, a 74-year-old man from Brandon, wasn’t injured.

Virden RCMP continue to investigate.

 

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