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Motorcycle crash kills man and woman

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Both people involved in a motorcycle crash Friday have now died, Brandon RCMP report.

On Friday at about 3 p.m., Brandon RCMP and local emergency services were dispatched to the scene on the Trans-Canada Highway at the intersection of Highway 270.

The motorcycle was westbound on the Trans-Canada Highway when it was in collision with a van that was southbound on Highway 270.

There were two riders on the motorcycle, a man and woman. Both were taken to hospital. The man, a 26-year-old from the Selkirk area, died from his injuries Friday.

His passenger, a 25-year-old woman from Winnipeg, died in hospital.

Neither of their names will be released.

The driver of the van, a man, was transported to hospital with undetermined injuries.

There were no other vehicles or persons involved.

Highway 270 is controlled by a stop sign at the location of the collision.

Police continue to investigate.

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