Accident near Brookdale, Manitoba, claims life of farmer

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RCMP are investigating after a farm accident in rural Manitoba.

Yesterday around 1:30 p.m. Blue Hills RCMP responded to an area east of Hwy 464, south of Brookdale, in the RM of North Cypress-Langford. Upon arrival, a 73-year-old man from the RM of Cypress-Langford was pronounced dead at the scene.

Early reports indicate the man was caught in a large piece of farming equipment.

Mounties will continue to investigate, and Workplace Safety and Health have been notified.

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