Man dies after being hit by car on highway

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A 33-year-old man from Regina died in hospital after being hit by a car on the highway near Russell, Man., according to RCMP.

Around 5:20 a.m. on Thursday, a 47-year-old woman was driving west on Highway 45, around a kilometre and a half outside of Russell, when she hit the man, who was walking in the same lane.

The man was transported to hospital in critical condition and later died of his injuries.

The driver isn't facing any charges, police say.

Russell is about 300 kilometres west of Winnipeg.