Woman hit, killed by truck in Berens River

RCMP in Berens River are investigating after a woman was hit and killed by a truck Thursday.

Police were called after two people were seen blocking traffic on a roadway in the community, 276 km north east of Winnipeg, around 9:30 p.m.

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When officers arrived medical personnel were already on scene working to revive one of pedestrians who had been hit by a vehicle.

The 29-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say a truck driven by a 62-year-old man had been turning at an intersection when he hit the woman.

An autopsy has been scheduled and police continue to investigate.

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