On November 24, 2020, at approximately 2:20 pm, Peguis RCMP responded to a call of a single-vehicle collision on West Road in Peguis First Nation, Manitoba.
Initial investigation shows the male driver was travelling southbound when he attempted to move to the side to make room for a vehicle coming the opposite direction. The driver lost control of the vehicle, which went into the ditch and hit a driveway approach. A 33-year-old female passenger from Fisher River Cree Nation was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced deceased on scene.
A 33-year-old male passenger from Peguis First Nation received minor injuries.
The 32-year-old driver from Gods Lake Narrows is charged with Impaired Driving Causing Death. He received minor injuries.
The investigation continues with the assistance of a RCMP Forensic Collision Reconstructionist.