Prairie Mountain RCMP respond to fatal collision

On Feb. 22, at approximately 8:40 p.m., Prairie Mountain RCMP received a report of a collision on Highway 41 entering St. Lazare, Manitoba.

A vehicle had been travelling westbound into the town when it left the roadway and crashed into a tree. The 58-year-old male driver and lone occupant, from St. Lazare, suffered severe injuries and was transported to local hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

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Investigation has determined alcohol was not a factor in the collision. The deceased was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision.

An RCMP Forensic Collision Reconstructionist and the RCMP Criminal Collision Investigation Team are assisting with the ongoing investigation.

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