Manitoba

Virden man dies in vehicle rollover

A 45-year-old man from Virden died after his pickup truck rolled on a highway in southwestern Manitoba.

Pickup truck left the road, entered the ditch and rolled down

RCMP are investigating after a 45-year-old man from Virden died in a single-vehicle rollover. (CBC)

A 45-year-old man from Virden died after his pickup truck rolled on a highway in southwestern Manitoba.

Police say he was travelling eastbound on Highway 2 in the RM of Pipestone on Friday when the truck left the roadway, entered the ditch and rolled. The crash occurred around 4:40 p.m.

The driver, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was later pronounced dead, police said.

Officers with the Westman RCMP and a forensic collision reconstructionist are continuing to investigate.

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