Van pinned under semi in fatal Trans-Canada crash
One man has died after a minivan collided with a semi-trailer on the Trans-Canada Highway west of Brandon, Man., on Thursday afternoon.
The collision happened at around 1:30 p.m. on Highway 1, just west of Brandon near Kemnay, Man.
RCMP confirmed that one man is dead after the vehicle he was in smashed into the back of the semi, which was parked in a weight station lane west of the Kemnay intersection.
Emergency crews were still on the highway as of 4 p.m., extracting the van from under the semi. An RCMP traffic analyst has also been at the scene.
The highway has not been closed to traffic, the CBC's Jill Coubrough reported from the scene.
Police did not release any details about the deceased.