A woman from Ste. Agathe survived a fatal crash north of Winnipeg Thursday afternoon. 

At approximately 12:10 pm, RCMP Eastman Traffic Services was conducting speed enforcement on southbound traffic on Highway 8, when an officer heard a collision behind them. The crash happened at the northbound intersection of Highway 8 and Northumberland Road in the Rural Municipality of West St. Paul.

RCMP say that their officer was on scene immediately and found an unresponsive 76-year-old female driver and an injured 76-year-old male passenger. The two occupants, from Winnipeg, were in an SUV.

Emergency Medical Services was called and a nurse who was passing by, stopped to assist. 

Police say both occupants were transported to Winnipeg hospital, where the female succumbed to her injuries and the male remains in stable condition.

Investigation has determined that the SUV was driving west on Northumberland Road, when it proceeded from the stop sign entering Highway 8. The SUV was then struck on the driver's side of the vehicle by a northbound SUV.

Police say the 27-year-old female driver of the northbound SUV, from Ste. Agathe was not physically injured in the collision.