One person has died following a two-vehicle crash Sunday at the intersection of Highway 75 and PR 305 in the R.M. of Ritchot. The incident closed the intersection, located just west of Ste. Agathe, for several hours.
According to an RCMP Investigation, a vehicle travelling east on PR 305 proceeded through the intersection and was struck by a northbound semi-trailer.
The driver of the eastbound vehicle, a 40-year-old woman from Winnipeg, was brought to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The passenger, a 43-year-old woman from Ste. Agathe, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced deceased on scene.
The 21-year-old male driver of the semi-trailer, from Winnipeg, was not physically injured.
RCMP, along with an RCMP forensic collision reconstructionist, continue to investigate.