The driver of a semi-tractor trailer was killed Tuesday afternoon in a crash near Dugald Road and Lagimodiere Boulevard.
Winnipeg police say the crash happened at around 2:40 p.m. and involved multiple vehicles ahead of the semi. The truck driver stopped to avoid becoming involved, when the load of scrap railway track he was hauling shifted and struck him inside the cab.
Family and friends have identified the driver on Facebook as Barry Johnson.
Motorists and pedestrians were asked to avoid the area while the investigation continued.
Anyone with information who has not yet spoken with police is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-6271 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).
Updated on Wednesday, December 17