Manitoba Man Dies After Tractor Lands in River

By David Klassen

A 75-year-old man was killed Saturday when the tractor he was riding ended up submerged in the Little Saskatchewan River.

RCMP say the man was operating a tractor on an agricultural property in the RM of Park when it rolled off of an embankment, landing in the river.

The accident happened at about 11 a.m., sending the area man to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

His name isn’t being released.

Police continue to investigate.

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