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Off-duty Winnipeg officer arrested after pedestrian dies after collision

Off-duty Winnipeg officer arrested after pedestrian dies after collision”

Around 9:20 Tuesday morning police were called to Portage Ave. near Langside St. after a 46-year-old pedestrian was struck.

Police say the pedestrian was taken to hospital in critical condition but later died of his injuries.

An off-duty Winnipeg police officer has been arrested after a man was killed in a collision in the North End Tuesday night.

Friends and family hold a vigil Wednesday on Main Street near Sutherland Ave. for Cody Severight

Holz, an off-duty police officer, was arrested in the area of Main Street and Red River Boulevard. Police are now investigating the crash. The Independent Investigation Unit said Wednesday that Winnipeg traffic police conducted further examination of the scene and assisted IIU investigators in their probe.

The IIU said it was immediately notified about the incident and the IIU's civilian director determined it was in the public interest to investigate.

The IIU said the woman had been walking between cars across Portage Avenue when she was hit by the officer's personal vehicle.



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