Virden RCMP respond to farm site fatality

On February 25, at 9:25 p.m., officers from the Virden RCMP received a report of a fatality that occurred at a farm site, located approximately 15 kilometres north-west of Virden, in the RM of Wallace-Woodworth.

The initial investigation has determined that a 63-year-old male from Prairie View Municipality was operating a tractor and grain auger when it is believed that parts of his clothing were caught in machinery.

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The 63-year-old male suffered serious injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Virden RCMP and Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health continue to investigate.

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