CJOB News Team reporting
Two young children and their mother are dead after their van drifted onto the wrong side of the road and was hit by a truck on Highway 3 west of Manitou this morning.
RCMP say the crash happened around 7 this morning. They are still investigating why the Dodge Caravan drifted into the oncoming lane.
The woman was 22 years old and from the RM of Turtle Mountain. Her daughter was just 1 year old, her son 5.
The 31 year old driver of the truck was treated for minor injuries.
Highway 3 is still closed to traffic. A detour is in effect.