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Semi Driver Killed in Crash Near Falcon Lake

December 11, 2023 2:10 PM | News

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The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on April 13, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

The driver of a semi-trailer truck died early Sunday after his vehicle rolled near Falcon Lake.

Manitoba RCMP responded to the single-vehicle crash at around 6 a.m. about eight kilometres east of the townsite.

According to police, the driver of the eastbound semi lost control and slid into the ditch where the truck rolled.

A 54-year-old man from Surrey, B.C. was pronounced deceased on the scene. He wasn’t wearing a seatbelt.

His 22-year-old male passenger, also from Surrey, suffered minor injuries.

Road conditions at the time were reported to be icy.

RCMP continue to investigate.