Construction worker dies on the job southwest of Winnipeg

A 60-year-old male construction worker died on the job on Wednesday near Winkler, Man.

The 60-year-old man was struck by a steel pipe while working in the RM of Hochfeld

Altona RCMP were called to the scene Wednesday afternoon.

A 60-year-old male construction worker died on the job on Wednesday near Winkler, Man.

Workers called Altona RCMP to Hochfeld in the RM of Stanley to tend to the man, who was struck by a falling steel pipe around 9:30 this morning.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health is assisting with the investigation, already underway.