Selkirk Senior Dies After Highway Crash

SELKIRK, MB. — A Selkirk senior has died after allegedly failing to stop at a highway intersection.

It happened Thursday evening around 5:50pm near the corner of Highway 67 and McPhillips Road (PR 230).

That’s in the RM of St. Andrews, Manitoba.

Selkirk RCMP say the 81-year-old man was driving westbound when his vehicle struck a northbound automobile.

The senior was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 50-year-old woman in his vehicle and the other driver, a 49-year-old East Selkirk man, were both rushed to hospital with serious injuries.

All of the victims were wearing seatbelts and alcohol has been ruled out at this time.

The investigation continues.

—Andrew McCrea, MyToba News

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Andrew McCrea is a hard news junkie with a passion for crime reporting. He studied business, media production, and journalism at Red River College earning two diplomas. McCrea also loves cinema, creative writing, and programming websites and software.
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