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Treherne Man Killed In Head-On Crash Near Souris

SOURIS, MB — A 20-year-old man from Treherne has died after his car struck a pickup truck head-on.

It happened around 8:15am Monday on Highway 2, about 4.5-kilometres east of Souris in the RM of Glenwood.

Police say a westbound car operated by the victim pulled into the eastbound lane as he tried to pass a semi.

That’s when he collided with the eastbound pickup truck.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, while the 57-year-old Souris man driving the truck was treated for life-threatening injuries.

Police say the victim was wearing a seatbelt while the other driver was not.

Visibility was poor at the time, though alcohol has not been ruled out.

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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