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Manitoba First Nations Police Services Investigating Pedestrian Fatality

By: Brayden Hnatiuk
Posted: November 24, 2020 17:15

Collision took place southeast of Russell

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Manitoba First Nation Police are investigating a pedestrian-vehicle collision Monday evening that resulted in the death of a 32-year-old woman. 

Officers say they were called to the scene on Highway 45, southeast of Russell, where the victim was struck by a semi.

Police say the driver of the semi, a 35-year-old man from Rossburn, initially left the scene, but later returned. He has been arrested and faces a charge of failing to stop after an accident causing death.

The suspect was released and is to appear in court at a later date.

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