RCMP investigate fatal pedestrian crash near Berens River

A woman is dead after police say she was hit by a vehicle on the all-weather road south of Berens River.

The 35-year-old woman from Bloodvein First Nation was on the roadway, also known as Rice River Road, when she was hit by a southbound vehicle around 3:15 a.m. Monday.

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She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The driver, a 51-year-old woman from Selkirk, was not physically injured, police say.

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Berens River RCMP are continuing to investigate with the help of a forensic collision reconstructionist.

Berens River is roughly 273 kilometres north of Winnipeg.

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