3 dead, driver in hospital after train collides with van in western Manitoba: RCMP
Westbound train crashed into northbound vehicle east of Strathclair, Man.
Three people are dead and one person is in hospital after a train and van collided in western Manitoba.
RCMP and CP police were called to Road 126 West, about a kilometre east of Strathclair, on Tuesday at about 11:30 a.m. after reports of a collision.
A van with four people inside was travelling north when it was hit by a westbound CP train, police said in a news release Wednesday.
Three passengers — a 19-year-old man from Dauphin, a 25-year-old man from Waywayseecappo First Nation, and a 45-year-old man from Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation — were pronounced dead at the scene.
The 27-year-old driver from Dauphin was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
RCMP and CP police continue to investigate.
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