Man Killed in Construction Accident Near Winkler

By David Klassen

RCMP Crest LogoA 60-year-old man was killed Wednesday in a construction accident in Hochfeld, Manitoba, about 12 km south of Winkler.

RCMP responded at around 9:30 a.m. after a man from the RM of Stanley had a large steel pipe fall on top of him. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health is assisting with the investigation.

The man’s name isn’t being released.

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