A 32-year old woman hit by a semi-truck on Highway 45 has died, according to Manitoba First Nations Police Services (MFNPS).

MFNPS officers were called to the scene at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, November 23, and located the victim unresponsive on the roadway.

Police conducted CPR until the Russell EMS attended the scene and transported the victim to the Russell Hospital, at which point the victim was pronounced deceased. 

Police say an investigation determined the semi-driver had left the scene after the collision, however, did return to the scene and was later arrested.

A 35-year old man from Rossburn was arrested and charged with failing to stop after an accident causing death.

The suspect was released and is to appear in court at a later date.