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Person Dies After Being Struck by Vehicle at a Winnipeg Carwash

Person Dies After Being Struck by Vehicle at a Winnipeg Carwash
Winnipeg Police

By: Staff Writer I Winnipeg Tribune

Winnipeg, January 9, 2024 - In the early hours of January 6, a heartbreaking incident unfolded in the 500 block of Notre Dame Avenue, as a pedestrian lost his life in a motor vehicle collision. The Winnipeg Police Service responded to the scene at approximately 2:40 a.m., launching an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the tragic event.

According to preliminary findings, the incident involved a 56-year-old male driver operating an Infiniti QX60 who had recently attended a carwash. The driver entered the carwash premises through the overhead garage door, and it was during this entry that the vehicle struck a pedestrian. The victim, identified as a 48-year-old male, was found near the entrance and sustained critical injuries as a result of the collision. Despite prompt medical attention and transportation to the hospital, the pedestrian was pronounced deceased.

The incident has raised numerous questions about the circumstances leading up to the collision, and investigators from the Winnipeg Police Service's Traffic Division are working diligently to uncover the details surrounding this tragic event. The police are seeking any information, witnesses, or evidence that may shed light on the incident.

Winnipeg Police are urging the public to come forward with any information that may be pertinent to the ongoing investigation. This includes video footage or dash camera recordings from witnesses who may have been in the vicinity at the time of the accident. Such information could prove crucial in providing clarity on the events leading up to the collision and ensuring that a full and accurate account of the incident is established.

Individuals who believe they may have relevant information are encouraged to contact Traffic Division investigators at 204-986-7085. For those who wish to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers offers an alternative avenue for providing information by calling 204-786-8477 (TIPS) or submitting tips online at


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