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Manitoba senior killed in farm accident

A file photo of an RCMP cruiser. .
A file photo of an RCMP cruiser. . THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

A 73-year-old man from the Rural Municipality of Cypress-Langford is dead after an accident with farm machinery.

Blue Hills RCMP said the senior was caught in a large piece of farming equipment around 1:30 p.m. Monday on a farm south of Brookdale.

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The man was pronounced dead on scene.

RCMP said Workplace Safety and Health has been advised, and the incident is still under investigation.

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