Mother, two children die in crash 0
A young mother and two of her children died in a fiery two vehicle accident near Manitou Friday morning.
RCMP said the collision happened at about 7 am on Highway 3 about 4 miles west from Manitou involving a Dodge Caravan and a semi-tractor.
Police said the truck was traveling westbound when it appears that the 22-year-old female driver of the Caravan drifted into the oncoming lane and collided head-on with the truck resulting in her vehicle catching on fire.
The woman, a resident of the Killarney-Turtle Mountain area, and her two children, a one year-old daughter and a five year-old son, died in the collision.
The 31-year-old truck driver was taken to Boundary Trails Health Centre with non-life threatening injuries.
At last report, Highway 3 was closed to traffic and a detour was in effect.