One man is dead after crashing into the rear of a backhoe on Highway 59 Tuesday evening near St. Clements, Manitoba.
RCMP say the vehicle was travelling northbound near the junction of Highway 12 at around 5:30 p.m. when the crash occurred. Witnesses say the backhoe had its operating lights on at the time.
The 66-year-old Loon Straits man driving the vehicle was taken to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
Alcohol does not appear to be a contributing factor.
Police continue to investigate.