RCMP investigate after vehicle hits pedestrian on Long Plain First Nation

A man is behind bars and facing charges after a pedestrian was hit by a car on Long Plain First Nation, Man.

Early Sunday morning, Manitoba First Nations Police Service (MFNPS) said officers responded to the collision, in which a 21-year-old man had been hit by a car and pinned underneath.

First responders were able to get the victim out and into an ambulance, but authorities said he died while being taken to hospital.

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MFNPS said an investigation determined the death was a homicide, so RCMP Major Crimes stepped in.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Police investigate fatal pedestrian collision

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