St-Pierre-Jolys teen killed in highway crash: RCMP

A teenager from St-Pierre-Jolys, Man., is dead following a crash on Highway 59 over the weekend.

A teenager from St-Pierre-Jolys, Man., is dead following a crash on Highway 59 over the weekend.

St-Pierre-Jolys RCMP were called to the two-vehicle crash near Prefontaine Road and Highway 59 around 6:20 p.m. Sunday.

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Investigators say a southbound pickup truck driven by a 17-year-old male from St-Pierre-Jolys crashed head-on with a northbound pickup truck driven by a 58-year-old man from Winnipeg who had a 45-year-old female passenger.

Both drivers and the passenger were rushed to hospital with serious injuries, where the teen died two days later.

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Police say alcohol does not appear to have played a role in the crash.

The investigation is ongoing with help from an RCMP forensic collision reconstructionist.

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