Saskatchewan Man Killed in Manitoba Oil Site Accident

By Tyler Sutherland

RCMP Crest LogoA 20-year-old man was killed Wednesday while working at an oil site in the RM of Pipestone.

Manitoba RCMP say a crew of oil workers were working on the site when one of them was struck by the weight arm of a pump jack at around 10 a.m.

The Wapella, Saskatchewan man was taken to hospital just after noon, where he was pronounced deceased.

Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health is assisting with the investigation.

The name of the deceased isn’t being released.