Pedestrian, 42, dead after crash on Manitoba highway

A 42-year-old man is dead after being hit by a vehicle while walking on a Manitoba highway early Sunday morning, police say.

Crash happened around 2:20 a.m. and victim was pronounced dead on scene, RCMP say

A 42-year-old man from La Broquerie, Man., was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, police said. The 60-year-old driver of the vehicle wasn't injured. (CBC News)

A 42-year-old man is dead after being hit by a vehicle while walking on a Manitoba highway early Sunday morning, police say.

The man, who is from La Broquerie, Man., was walking along Highway 52 about eight kilometres west of the community when he was struck by a vehicle at around 2:20 a.m., RCMP said in a news release.

La Broquerie is about 60 kilometres southeast of Winnipeg.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The driver, a 60-year-old woman from Sandilands, Man., wasn't injured.

Police said it's unclear if alcohol was involved in the collision, although the driver was not intoxicated.

RCMP are investigating the crash.