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Pedestrian dies in La Broquerie crash

By: Staff Writer

Posted: 03/18/2018 12:30 PM

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A pedestrian died early Sunday morning after he was struck by a vehicle on Highway 52 in the RM of La Broquerie.

Police responded to a report of the incident around 2:20 a.m.

La Broquerie fire chief Alain Nadeau said the accident occurred west of St Denis Road, not far from the La Broquerie fire hall.

The victim was identified by police as a 42-year-old La Broquerie resident.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

In a release, RCMP said it is unclear whether alcohol was involved in the collision, adding that the 60-year-old female driver of the vehicle, from Sandilands, was not injured and not intoxicated.

Update 1:50 p.m: Story updated to include location details from La Broquerie fire chief.

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