Manitoba man dies in motorcycle crash

RCMP Gimli detachment. RCMP / File

A man is dead following a fatal crash between a motorcycle and a farm tractor Friday morning.

Gimli, Man., RCMP say around 11 a.m. on July 28, a farm tractor pulling equipment was driving westbound on Siglavik Road when it collided with a motorcycle driving southbound on Highway 8.

The 61-year-old motorcycle driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the tractor, a 72-year-old man from Gimli, is co-operating with RCMP.

An RCMP forensic collision reconstructionist and the RCMP criminal collision investigative team continue their investigation.

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