GIMLI – Mounties are blaming alcohol for a pair of fatal long weekend crashes.
RCMP were called to a house near Gimli Sunday morning.
A man failed to come home after going out for a ride on an off-road vehicle the night before.
The 51-year-old was found dead in a gully under the overturned vehicle.
Then on Sunday night, two men fell out of the bed of a moving pickup truck near Lac du Bonnet.
One died at the scene while the other is recovering in hospital.
The driver of the truck is being investigated for impaired driving.