Man Killed After Rear-Ending Backhoe on Highway 59

Man Killed After Rear-Ending Backhoe on Highway 59

RCMP Crest LogoOne 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.

— Staff


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