Virden RCMP respond to farm site fatality

February 26, 2019 11:11 am

On February 25, 2019, at 9:25 pm, officers from the Virden RCMP received a report of a fatality that occurred at a farm site, located approximately 15 kilometres north-west of Virden, in the RM of Wallace-Woodworth.

The initial investigation has determined that a 63-year-old male, from Prairie View, was operating a tractor and grain auger operation when it is believed that parts of his clothing were caught in machinery. The 63-year-old male suffered serious injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Virden RCMP and Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health continue to investigate.