Police believe a vehicle being driven by a 17-year-old male struck a 15-year-old girl while she was walking along the road.

On Monday night in the RM of North-Cypress Langford, RCMP officers were called to a serious crash approximately 27 kilometres east of Brandon, Manitoba.

A 17-year-old male from Douglas was driving westbound on a private road located off of Road 95 West, near Highway 1. The vehicle then struck a 15-year-old girl who was walking along the road.

The girl was rushed to hospital but later succumbed to her injuries.

At 9:25 p.m. officers arrived at the private road.

RCMP say they, along with a Forensic Collision Reconstructionist, continue to investigate