Portage la Prairie RCMP respond to fatal motor vehicle collision

A single-vehicle accident claimed the life of a Long Plain woman Sunday morning.

Portage la Prairie RCMP responded to a report of a vehicle in the ditch at Hwy. 305 near Road 62 N. at 8:35 Sunday morning to find an unresponsive female driver who was not wearing a seatbelt. The 41-year-old was pronounced deceased on scene. There were no other occupants in the vehicle.

The initial investigation determined that the Long Plain First Nation woman was travelling southbound on Hwy 305 when she left the roadway and struck the side of a driveway, causing the vehicle to become airborne and land in the ditch.

Portage la Prairie RCMP, along with a forensic collision reconstructionist, continue to investigate.

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