Minitonas Man Killed in Tractor Mishap

A 70-year-old man was killed Wednesday evening while attempting to start a tractor in the RM of Mountain.

RCMP say the accident happened at about 8 p.m. when the tractor moved forward without warning, running the man over on a farm.

The man from the RM of Minitonas was transported to hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

The victim’s name will not be released.