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Missing Manitoba rescue worker found dead in northern Saskatchewan

Search teams continue their two-week search for two remaining boaters who went missing from the Wollaston Lake in northern Saskatchewan. Google Maps

WOLLASTON LAKE, Sask. – A search and rescue member has been found dead and a second one is in critical condition after they were found near the Saskatchewan/Manitoba border on Tuesday afternoon.

The two men, members of the Lac Brochet Search and Rescue (Rangers) were part of a search party who were looking for a missing man who had set out for Wollaston Lake, Sask. from Lac Brochet, Man. last week.

The snowmobiler was located but there was no word from the Rangers who were in a yellow Tundra 550 truck.

They were reported missing to Wollaston RCMP on Tuesday afternoon and were located a short time later pproximately 25 kilometres east of Wollaston Lake.

A 47-year-old man was discovered dead. An autopsy has been order to determine the cause of death.

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The second man, 40, was in critical condition. He was taken to a clinic in Lac Brochet and then transport to Winnipeg for further treatment.

Police continue to investigate.

Wollaston Lake is approximately 700 km northeast of Saskatoon.

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