May 15, 2014 1:31 pm

Edmonton man dies in Shoal Lake, Manitoba, crash

An Edmonton man died in a crash near Shoal Lake, Man., this week.

File / Global News

WINNIPEG – A 37-year-old Edmonton man has died after the semi-trailer truck he was driving crashed on Highway 16 west of Shoal Lake, Man.

The driver was hauling a crane east when he went off the highway and the truck tipped about 25 kilometres west of Shoal Lake just before 5 p.m. Wednesday.

He was the only person in the truck and no other vehicle was involved in the crash.

The driver wasn’t wearing a seatbelt, RCMP said in a news release.

Police have ordered an autopsy and continue to investigate the crash.

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