GRAND RAPIDS, Man. -- A Manitoba man died after a vehicle in which he was riding lost control near Devils Lake in Manitoba on Saturday, Dec. 21.
The SUV was operated by a woman, 58, of Nelson House, Manitoba, and was heading northbound on Highway 6 about 6 miles north of Devils Lake at about 8:20 p.m. when the vehicle entered the ditch and rolled. Road conditions were reported to be icy, according to a release from the Manitoba Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
The male passenger, 51, also of Nelson House, was pronounced dead on scene. The driver and a second passenger were wearing seat belts and alcohol was not a factor in the crash, according to police.
The RCMP and a forensic collision reconstructionist are investigating the incident.
An earlier version of this story was incorrect to its location, placing the accident near Devils Lake, N.D.