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Fisher River Man Killed After Being Hit While Walking on Manitoba Highway

Fisher River Man Killed After Being Hit While Walking on Manitoba Highway

RCMP Logo VehicleA 30-year-old Fisher River man was killed Friday night when he was struck by a vehicle near the Manitoba community.

RCMP say the man was walking on Provincial Road 224 at around 9:45 p.m. when he was hit by a vehicle being driven by a 63-year-old Fisher River woman.

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One Worker Dead After Being Trapped in Derailed Train in Manitoba

One Worker Dead After Being Trapped in Derailed Train in Manitoba

By The Canadian Press

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THOMPSON, Man. – One of the two workers who were extricated from a train that derailed south of Thompson, Man., has died.

The Arctic Gateway Group, which recently purchased the Hudson Bay Railway, says in a statement that authorities have confirmed the death, adding that a second employee has sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to hospital.

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Manitoba Trucker Covered in Hot Tar in North Dakota Crash Dies in Hospital

Manitoba Trucker Covered in Hot Tar in North Dakota Crash Dies in Hospital

By Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press

Bradley Jackson - Donna-Joe Smith
Bradley Jackson and his girlfriend Donna-Joe Smith are seen in this undated handout photo. A Manitoba truck driver who was covered in hot tar when his semi truck rolled in North Dakota is being remembered as a fighter. Bradley Jackson spent three days in a burn unit at a Minneapolis hospital before he died Saturday. His girlfriend, Donna-Joe Smith, says doctors were amazed he survived for so long with third-degree burns to 95 per cent of his body. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Donna-Joe Smith)

Bradley Jackson was hauling a load of hot tar from Winnipeg into North Dakota when his rig went off the road and slid into a ditch, rupturing the tanker and sending the burning liquid into the cab of the truck.

With tar all over his body, the 21-year-old somehow managed to crawl out of the semi and onto the road to wait for help, said his girlfriend Donna-Joe Smith.

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