Russell RCMP respond to fatal two-vehicle collision

August 23, 2022
RM of Riding Mountain West, Manitoba

News release

On August 21, 2022, at approximately 10:45 pm, Russell RCMP responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 45 at the intersection with Road 151 W, located three kilometres east of Angusville.

The preliminary investigation has discovered that a westbound vehicle, driven by a 24-year-old male from Long Plain First Nation, attempted to make a left hand turn onto Road 151 W when it was struck by an eastbound pickup truck, being driven by a 54-year-old male from the RM of Mossey River.

The 24-year-old male driver, who suffered non-life threatening injuries, was taken to hospital. A 22-year-old female passenger, from Waywayseecappo First Nation, was pronounced deceased on scene.

The male driver and female passenger of the pickup truck suffered non-life threatening injuries and were taken to hospital.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the collision.

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


Contact information

Sgt. Paul Manaigre, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations
Twitter @rcmpmb | @GRCManitoba |

File number: 2022-1192792

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