Manitoba RCMP investigating three separate collisions that left three people dead

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Manitoba RCMP officers are investigating three separate collisions that took place in the span of three days that left three people dead.

The first collision took place around 9:15 p.m. on June 3 in Grand Marais. Mounties received a report of the off-road vehicle collision on June 5.

According to police, the collision took place on Fey Road when a 79-year-old Winnipeg man lost control of the off-road vehicle he was driving and it rolled. He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and died on June 4.

RCMP officers continue to investigate the incident.

FATAL COLLISION IN STANLEY

Then around 1 p.m. on June 4, RCMP officers responded to a three-vehicle collision on Highway 3 in the RM of Stanley.

Police said through their preliminary investigation they’ve determined that a semi-trailer travelling south collided with a semi-trailer headed north. Mounties said this collision caused the northbound vehicle to collide with an SUV.

The northbound semi-trailer and SUV went into a ditch and caught fire.

A 65-year-old Winnipeg man, who was driving the SUV, was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger, a 63-year-old Winnipeg woman, was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A 40-year-old man from Carman, who was driving the northbound semi-trailer sustained minor injuries.

A 53-year-old Winnipeg man, who was driving the southbound semi-trailer, was not hurt.

RCMP officers, the criminal collision investigation team and a forensic reconstructionist are investigating the crash.

PEDESTRIAN-VEHICLE COLLISION

The third collision took place around 12:05 a.m. on June 5 in the RM of Swan Valley West.

Mounties said a vehicle was driving north on Highway 10 when it hit a pedestrian. The driver, a 52-year-old woman stopped at the scene and called 911.

The pedestrian, a 42-year-old man from Swan River, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Mounties, the criminal collision investigation team and a forensic reconstructionist are investigating.