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60 Year-Old Camper Killed By Fallen Tree

Wednesday, July 5, 2023 - A 60 year-old man is dead after a tree fell on his tent during a thunderstorm in Manigotagan on Monday.

The victim and another person were in the tent when the tree fell on their tent due to strong winds from a thunderstorm. The woman called for help and other campers came. The rescuers had to cut the tree in order for the two of them to be freed.

The 60-year-old man, from Winnipeg, was pronounced deceased on scene. The female was not physically injured.

Powerview RCMP, along with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, continue to investigate.



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