RCMP are investigating the cause of a fatal collision just east of Steinbach that claimed the life of an 81-year-old female.
Police say that around 6:30 pm on Sunday, February 16, 2020, a westbound SUV travelling on Highway 52 attempted to pass another vehicle when it collided head-on with a car heading east.
The 78-year-old driver of the car was taken to hospital in critical condition. His 81-year-old passenger was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 29-year-old male driver of the SUV suffered serious injuries and was transported to hospital.
Police say that charges are pending against the 29-year-old.
Investigators are looking for witnesses to the collision. If you saw the collision happen or have any other information that can help investigators you are asked to call RCMP at 204-326-1234.
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