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18-Year-Old Winnipeg Pedestrian Pronounced Dead After Collision


18-Year-Old Winnipeg Pedestrian Pronounced Dead After Collision.
18-Year-Old Winnipeg Pedestrian Dies

By: Staff Writer I Winnipeg Tribune


Winnipeg, January 15, 2024 - On January 13, an 18-year-old male pedestrian was pronounced dead after being involved in a serious motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Notre Dame Avenue and Cecil Street. Winnipeg Police received a called about the incident at approximately 6:00 a.m.


Upon arrival at the scene, police were informed by members of the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service that the pedestrian had been transported to hospital in critical condition. Tragically, despite the best efforts of medical personnel, the young man's injuries proved fatal, and he was pronounced dead at the hospital. His identity has been confirmed, though the police have chosen not to release it at this time.


The driver of the vehicle involved in the incident, who was the sole occupant, remained at the scene of the collision and cooperated fully with investigating officers. The Winnipeg Police Service's Traffic Division took over the investigation, working diligently to piece together the events leading up to the accident.


Preliminary findings from the investigation suggest that the victim ran in front of the southbound vehicle on Notre Dame Avenue as it approached the intersection with Cecil Street. The collision resulted in life-altering injuries for the pedestrian, ultimately leading to his untimely death. The driver of the vehicle acted responsibly by immediately stopping the vehicle, contacting the police, and providing crucial emergency medical care to the injured victim until paramedics arrived. The driver has been commended for their prompt and compassionate response during this tragic incident.


The Winnipeg Police has notified the victim's family about the devastating loss, offering support and assistance during this incredibly difficult time.


Winnipeg Police Service are appealing to the public for assistance. They are asking anyone who may have witnessed the accident or captured it on video, or dash camera footage, to come forward and share their information. Witnesses and potential sources of evidence can reach out to Traffic Division investigators at 204-986-7085. Alternatively, anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477 (TIPS) or online at winnipegcrimestoppers.org.

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