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Crash near Austin kills Holland man

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A 74-year-old man is dead following a collision this morning between a minivan and farm implement being towed by a pickup truck near Austin, Man., RCMP report.

RCMP responded about 5:30 a.m. to the crash on Highway 34, eight kilometres south of Austin.

The minivan was northbound on Highway 34 when it collided with a farm implement being towed by a pickup truck travelling south. The minivan rolled, landing on its roof.

The 74-year-old male driver of the minivan, from Holland, Man., was pronounced dead at the scene. His name was not released. A 67-year-old male passenger in the vehicle was transported to hospital with minor injuries.

A 30-year-old Swan Lake man driving the pickup truck was not injured.

RCMP are continuing to investigate.

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