Truck Hits Pedestrian In Middle Of Gravel Highway
SPLIT LAKE, MB — A 53-year-old pedestrian has died after he was hit by a pickup truck.
It happened Saturday evening around 7:45pm on Provincial Road 280, about 18-kilometres west of Split Lake.
The man was allegedly walking down the middle of a gravel highway in the dark when he was struck by the northbound vehicle.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Thompson RCMP say the 55-year-old woman driving the truck and her passengers were not injured.
Alcohol has been ruled out and the investigation continues.
—Andrew McCrea, MyToba News