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Virden Man Dies After Entering Gas-Filled Building

September 30, 2011 11:22 AM | News


A 68-year-old Virden man was killed Thursday at an oil company worksite in the RM of Pipestone.

Manitoba RCMP say the man entered a building that was overcome by gas, and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident happened at about 1:30 p.m.

RCMP and Manitoba Workplace Health and Safety continue to investigate.

The man’s name isn’t being released.


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