A woman from Winnipeg is dead following a highway crash just outside the city, RCMP say.
Emergency crews were called to the two-vehicle crash on Highway 8, near Grassmere Road, around 12:50 p.m. Monday.
They say a vehicle was stopped partially on the shoulder in the southbound lane when it was rear-ended by another vehicle.
The driver and only occupant of the stopped vehicle, a 70-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver and only occupant of other vehicle, a 21-year-old man from the Rural Municipality of West St. Paul, was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Police are continuing to investigate and ask anyone with information or dashcam video to call Red River RCMP at 204-667-6519.
June 20 a vehicle was parked in the southbound lane/shoulder on #MBHwy8, when it was rear-ended. Driver of the stopped vehicle, a 70yo female was pronounced deceased at scene. The other driver, a 21yo male was taken to hospital. Anyone w info/dash cam video 204-667-6519 #rcmpmb pic.twitter.com/mTb0EUMUIh
— RCMP Manitoba (@rcmpmb) June 21, 2022
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