On July 1, 2021, at approximately 2:20 am, Pembina Valley RCMP received a report of single-vehicle rollover on Provincial Road 21 West, approximately three kilometres southeast of Carman, Manitoba. Investigation has determined that four males were in a pickup truck travelling northbound on PR 21W when it rolled and landed on the passenger side in the east ditch. The truck was completely burned.
There were four occupants in the pickup truck – all from the RM of Dufferin. The driver, a 19-year-old male, and the front passenger, an 18-year-old male, were both ejected from the vehicle. The two rear passengers, 19 and 20, had minor injuries and had been able to exit the vehicle.
The front passenger was pronounced deceased on scene. The driver was transported to Winnipeg hospital with serious injuries.
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the collision.
A RCMP Forensic Collision Reconstructionist and the RCMP Criminal Collision Investigative Team are assisting with the ongoing investigation.