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RCMP officer killed in collision on Perimeter Highway
Published Friday, December 13, 2019 10:48PM CST Last Updated Saturday, December 14, 2019 4:19PM CST
Manitoba RCMP said one of their officers died while on duty Friday.
Late Friday night on Twitter, police said the officer was killed in a motor vehicle collision on the Perimeter Highway.
The RCMP tweeted its thoughts were with his family during this difficult time and more information will be released Saturday.
Other people, including Premier Brian Pallister, also tweeted their condolences.
"My deepest condolences to the family, friends and fellow RCMP members on the tragic passing of a Manitoba officer. On behalf of all Manitobans, thank you for your dedication and serviceMy deepest condolences to the family, friends and fellow RCMP members on the tragic passing of a Manitoba officer. On behalf of all Manitobans, thank you for your dedication and service," tweeted Premier Brian Pallister.
@marcotwentysix tweeted, "He was part of my hockey family. He enjoyed playing the game and he was an honest player and a good person. His smile in the dressing room will be with me always."
RCMP are expected to release more details this afternoon.
CTV News will be following this story closely and will bring you details as they become available.