A 5-year-old boy is dead after the vehicle he was in hit the ditch and rolled over. 

The incident happened on April 28 at around 4:25 p.m. RCMP say a pickup truck had been travelling northbound on Provincial Road 272, about six kilometres south of Duck Bay, when it veered off the highway, drove through a ditch and collided with a row of trees before rolling over.

The 38-year-old driver and a 32-year-old passenger, both from Pine Creek First Nation, were not injured.

A 5-year-old passenger, who was not properly restrained, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced deceased on scene. 

Winnipegosis RCMP continue to investigate.