Western Manitoba man killed by grain auger, say RCMP
A 61-year-old man from Austin, who was helping move farming equipment, was killed at a farm located north of Highway 16 on Provincial Road 242.
A grain auger was being pulled by a tractor when it collided with low-hanging tree branches. Police said the auger toppled onto its side and landed on the man.
The man was helping with a site-to-site transfer of the auger at around 5 p.m. Thursday.
The tractor pulling the auger was being driven by a 59-year-old man from the RM of North Norfolk.
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