On April 13, 2019, at approximately 4am, Manitou RCMP responded to a single vehicle rollover on Highway 245, just east of mile 43 west in the RM of Lorne, Manitoba.
Police investigation determined that the vehicle was traveling east on Highway 245 when it went off the road and rolled several times. The driver, a 41-year-old male from Treherne, was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced deceased on scene.
RCMP say that it does not appear as though the driver was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision. The passenger, a 26-year-old male, also from Treherne, was wearing his seatbelt and is currently in hospital with minor injuries.
Manitou RCMP, along with a Forensic Collision Reconstructionist, continue to investigate.