Young driver killed in collision with semi truck near Minnedosa, Man.

RCMP logo on patrol car. Canadian Press/ Mario Beauregard

A 19-year-old man has died after his vehicle collided with a semi-truck near Minnedosa, Man., in the Rural Municipality of Minto-Odanah, police say.

On Sunday, RCMP responded to a collision on Highway 16 at the junction of Highway 10 at 12:15 a.m.

Investigators say the vehicle was travelling west on the Highway when it crossed the centre line and collided with a semi-truck that was headed east.

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The driver of the vehicle, from the RM of North Cypress-Langford, died at the scene. Police say he was not wearing a seatbelt.

The 39-year-old man from Winnipeg who was driving the semi suffered minor physical injuries and was treated at the scene.

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Neepawa RCMP continue to investigate.

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