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Manitoba Woman Dies in Head-On Collision

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A Manitoba woman is dead following a head-on collision yesterday afternoon.

Judith Harkness, 62, was heading north on Highway 83, when the car in front of her swerved to avoid hitting a semi waiting to turn onto County Road 6. Harkness swerved into the southbound lane and collided head-on with an international truck tractor. The truck tractor jacknifed in the west ditch.

Another pickup truck swerved into the east ditch to avoid the collision, and was hit the driver side.

Harkness died due to injuries sustained in the accident. Her passenger, Charlene Foster, 66, Saskatchewan, was injured.

The driver of the truck tractor was not injured.

The accident remains under investigation.

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