Crash on Manitoba highway leaves 70-year-old woman dead

A 70-year-old woman died on Monday following a two-car crash on a Manitoba highway.

Officers with the Red River North RCMP responded to the crash on Highway 8 near the RM of West St. Paul at around 12:50 p.m.

According to police, one of the cars was stopped southbound on Highway 8, partially on the gravel shoulder, when it was rear-ended.

The driver and only person in the stopped car, a 70-year-old Winnipeg woman, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver and only person in the other car, a 21-year-old man from West. St Paul, was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information or dash cam video is asked to call 204-667-6519.

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