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By: Staff Writer
Posted: 07/27/2018 12:40 PM
RCMP say alcohol may have been a factor in a two-vehicle crash in Mitchell Thursday that claimed the life of a Zhoda man.
The collision occurred in the eastbound lanes of Highway 52 near Ash Street around 6:30 p.m., Manitoba RCMP said in a Friday release.
An eastbound car travelling at a high rate of speed struck another vehicle, lost control, and rolled.
Its lone occupant, a 37-year-old male from Zhoda who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene, RCMP said, while the driver of the hit vehicle was uninjured.
Traffic was diverted for several hours around a closed section of Highway 52 while crews cleared the scene.
An RCMP forensic collision reconstructionist is assisting in the continuing investigation, police said.
An increase in the theft of vehicles, quads and ATV, as well as thefts from inside vehicles has been highlighted by Steinbach RCMP, who have turned to the public for support in preventing the crimes.
Police shared several tips in a ...
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