Rockwood man dies after vehicle rollover north of Wabowden

TARA SEEL, RCMP Media Relations Officer

On Aug. 26, 2014, shortly before midnight, Wabowden RCMP responded to a single-vehicle rollover on Highway 6 in the Setting Lake area, approximately 20 kilometres north of Wabowden, Man. Initial investigation shows the vehicle was travelling northbound when it hit the east shoulder of the road. The pickup truck rolled, landing on its roof.

A 47-year-old male from the RM of Rockwood was the lone occupant of the vehicle. He was transported to local hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

Alcohol is not considered a factor at this time. The deceased was wearing a seatbelt.

The name of the deceased will not be released.

The investigation continues with the assistance of a RCMP Forensic Collision Reconstructionist.

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