Crash in rural area near Carman, Man., kills one driver, injures another

RCMP say one man is dead and another is recovering after a collision between a truck and a semi approximately seven kilometers east of Carman, Man.

Mounties say it happened at approximately 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Road 35 N and Road 20 W.

Investigators believe a northbound semi entered the intersection and crashed into the westbound truck.

The 76-year-old driver of the truck was rushed to hospital but later died.

The 60-year-old driver of the semi was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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RCMP say both men are from the RM of Dufferin, and neither alcohol nor speed is believed to have been a factor.

The investigation continues.

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