Yesterday, at approximately 10:50 in the morning, Blue Hills RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision on Road 117 West, between the Trans-Canada Highway and Highway 1A in the RM of Whitehead, near Kemnay.



A semi-trailer southbound on Road 117 West was slowing down to turn west into a driveway when it was struck from behind by a van.


The 59-year-old male driver of the semi-trailer, from the RM of Riverdale was not injured.


The 31-year-old male driver of the van, from Brandon, was deceased on scene.


Alcohol and seatbelts are not considered factors in this collision.


A RCMP Forensic Collision Reconstructionist is assisting with the ongoing investigation.