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Teenager dies after collision

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A young pedestrian hit by a vehicle early today has died.

The 17-year-old youth suffered serious injuries and was rushed to hospital in critical condition after being hit by a car in Transcona. Police said in a updated news release at 4 p.m. that the victim has died. They did not identify him.

The incident happened just after midnight at the intersection of Regent Avenue and Lagimodière Boulevard. It’s believed the man was crossing Lagimodière when he was struck by a vehicle travelling at high speed.

The driver was not hurt in the accident.

Traffic was closed off through the intersection for most of the night as police investigated the incident.

 

 

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Updated on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 4:21 PM CDT: Writethru.

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