Man, 65, dies after rollover near Birch River
Man was riding in box of truck with six others when the vehicle rolled, Manitoba RCMP say
A 65-year-old man is dead after a rollover near Birch River, Man.
RCMP said seven people were riding in the pickup truck on Provincial Road 230 when the vehicle rolled just before midnight on Thursday.
The 65-year-old man, who had been riding in the box of the truck at the time, was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver, a 55-year-old man from Duck Bay, was rushed to a Winnipeg hospital in critical condition.
All other passengers were taken to a local hospital and have since been released.
RCMP believe alcohol was a factor in the rollover.
Birch River is about 200 kilometres northwest of Dauphin, MB.