Manitoba woman dies in farm accident with brush cutter
WINNIPEG – A Shellmouth woman is dead after she fell off a tractor and was hit by the brush cutter it was towing.
The 57-year-old was driving the open-cab tractor on a farm Thursday when she apparently fell off and was hit by the equipment, Prairie Mountain RCMP said Friday in a news release.
The woman was pronounced dead when police arrived at the rural municipality of Shellmouth farm just before 4 p.m.
Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health is helping to investigate. Foul play is not suspected.
The woman’s name won’t be released, police said.
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