On Aug. 21, at approximately 10:45 pm, Russell RCMP responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 45 at the intersection with Road 151 W, located three kilometres east of Angusville.The preliminary investigation has discovered that a westbound vehicle, driven by a 24-year-old male from Long Plain First Nation, attempted to make a left-hand turn onto Road 151 W when it was struck by an eastbound pickup truck, being driven by a 54-year-old male from the RM of Mossey River. The 24-year-old male driver, who suffered non-life threatening injuries, was taken to hospital. A 22-year-old female passenger, from Waywayseecappo First Nation, was pronounced deceased on scene. The male driver and female passenger of the pickup truck suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to hospital. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the collision. A RCMP Forensic Collision Reconstructionist and the RCMP Criminal Collision Investigation Team are assisting with the ongoing investigation.
The Rural Municipality of Mossey River lies to the north of Dauphin in the Parkland Region, located at the south end of Lake Winnipegosis.