Amaranth, MB (CKLQ) - A 61-year-old man from Austin is dead after an accident with a tractor on Thursday.
RCMP say a tractor pulling a grain auger crashed into tree branches.
It happened at a farm site about six kilometres north of Highway 16 on Provincial Road 242 in the RM of Portage la Prairie.
Police say the tractor was being driven by a 59-year-old man at the time and the man who died was helping to transfer the auger.
Mounties and Manitoba Workplace Health and Safety are investigating.