A 72-year-old woman is dead after a head on crash in south western Manitoba.
It happened just before 5:00 Thursday afternoon on Highway 5 in the RM of Rosedale.
Police say the driver of a car lost control after drifting onto the soft shoulder and while trying to correct itself the vehicle they went into oncoming traffic and hit a pick-up.
The victim, a passenger in the car, was pronounced dead at this scene. Both drivers, the victim’s husband and a 72-year-old man from Neepawa were transported to hospital in stable condition.
Alcohol has been ruled out as possible factor.
The investigation continues.