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Winkler man dies in crash in northern Manitoba

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A 20-year-old Winkler man died in a collision this morning in northwestern Manitoba.

Just after 7:30 a.m., RCMP and emergency services responded to a report of a collision involving a three-ton truck on Highway 10, about 13 kilometres south of Cranberry Portage, a town located east of Flin Flon.

Cranberry Portage RCMP said in a statement the truck lost control and rolled into a ditch. The 20-year-old driver, from Winkler in southern Manitoba, died in the accident. RCMP did not release his name.

An RCMP collision analyst is assisting the police investigation, the Mounties said in a statement.

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Updated on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 6:34 PM CDT: Fixed punctuation

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