RCMP Investigate Fatal Farm Accident

RCMP Media Release | On August 24, 2011 at about 8:00 p.m. RCMP as well as local Emergency Services were dispatched to the scene of a fatal farm accident in the RM of Mountain, Manitoba.

Investigation has revealed that a 70 year old man from the RM of Minitonas had been attempting to start a tractor when it moved forward without warning, running him over and fatally injuring him.

The man was transported to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The name of the deceased will not be released.

There were no other persons reported to be injured in the incident. No further information is available at this time.