May 15, 2014 11:35 am

Seatbelt not in use when Edmonton trucker killed on Manitoba highway: RCMP

SHOAL LAKE, Man. – A man from Edmonton is dead after a semi hauling a crane went off a highway in western Manitoba.

RCMP say the truck was heading east on Highway 16 Wednesday afternoon when it left the road and tipped on its side, about 25 kilometres west of Shoal Lake.

The 37-year-old victim was the lone occupant of the semi.

Police say he was not wearing a seatbelt.

The cause of the accident is not known and an autopsy has been

The driver’s name has not been released.

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