Update - Amaranth RCMP respond to fatal collision

May 1, 2024
RM of Westlake-Gladstone, Manitoba

News release


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Both the passenger in the northbound vehicle, a 36-year-old male from Langruth, and the 19-year-old male driver of the southbound vehicle, from The Pas, have since succumbed to injuries sustained in the collision. They both died in hospital.

The investigation continues as investigators are still awaiting reports from the RCMP Forensic Collision Reconstructionist and the Medical Examiner's Office.

On March 23, 2024, at approximately 9:30 pm, Amaranth RCMP received a report of a two-vehicle collision on Highway 50 at Road 99 North in the RM of Westlake-Gladstone, Manitoba.

When officers arrived on scene, Emergency Medical Services were providing care to multiple patients. Investigation determined that a southbound car crossed into the northbound lane, striking the oncoming vehicle head on. The driver of the northbound vehicle, a 35-year-old female from Sandy Bay First Nation, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Her passenger, a 36-year-old male from Langruth, was seriously injured and transported to hospital.

The 19-year-old male driver of the southbound car, from The Pas, received life-threatening injuries and was transported to Winnipeg hospital. His two-year-old male passenger was belted into a carseat and sustained minor injuries. He was transported to local hospital and has since been released.

The 19-year-old male remains in critical condition in hospital.

The investigation continues.


Contact information

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