A 57-year-old woman died after falling from a tractor on a farm in rural Manitoba.

It happened just before 4 p.m.in the Rural Municipality of Shellmouth, where the woman was operating an open cab tractor that was towing a brush cutter on her farm.

It appears she fell from the tractor and was then hit by the cutter, RCMP said.

She was pronounced deceased on scene.

Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health is helping RCMP investigate the incident.

No foul play is suspected.

The woman's name is not being released to the public.