Arrest made following year-long investigation into fatal collision by Winnipeg police

A man has been arrested by Winnipeg police a year after a fatal collision left one person dead.

Officers with the city’s traffic division unit arrested a 19-year-old man on Oct. 6 in connection with a motor vehicle collision that killed one person last year. According to officials, the suspect was driving a vehicle when it struck a utility pole on Oct. 18, 2022, at St. Mary’s Road and Guay Avenue.

He was transported to the hospital in serious condition. A 17-year-old male passenger was pronounced dead.

The driver was released from custody and faces a charge of criminal negligence causing death.

Police added that speed and the manner in which the vehicle was driven were factors in the collision.

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