RCMP responded to a two-vehicle fatal collision on Highway 3 at Front Avenue in Manitou at around 5 p.m. Monday, leaving the highway closed for several hours after the event.
Manitou RCMP responded to the collision and initial investigation indicates that a vehicle turned eastbound onto Highway 3 into the path of oncoming traffic and collided with a semi-trailer travelling westbound.
The 82-year-old female driver of the vehicle was pronounced deceased on scene. The 87-year-old male passenger was taken to hospital and is currently in stable condition. Both the driver and passenger were from Manitou.
The driver of the semi-trailer, a 24-year-old female from Fraserwood, was not injured.
Drugs, alcohol and speed are not believed to be factors in the collision.
Manitou RCMP along with a Forensic Collision Reconstructionist, continue to investigate.