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Motorist from Decker, Manitoba has died following two-vehicle collision

By: Brayden Hnatiuk
Posted: August 7, 2020 11:37

Incident took place intersection of Highway 1 and Springbrook Road near Austin

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A 55-year-old man from Decker, Manitoba has died in a two-vehicle collision Thursday (Aug 6) afternoon on Highway 1 near Austin, Manitoba. 

RCMP say their investigation has determined that the motorist was traveling westbound, when he was struck by a northbound vehicle as he 
entered the intersection. An 83-year-old male passenger was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A 47-year-old man, driver of the northbound vehicle, was also transported to hospital with non-life threatening 

Portage la Prairie RCMP continue to investigate, but do say seatbelts were in use at the time of the accident an alcohol was not a factor.


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