A 29-year-old man died when he was thrown from his motorcycle in a gravel pit late this morning in eastern Manitoba, RCMP say.
His name will not be released.
Cpl. Miles Hiebert said Lac du Bonnet RCMP and emergency services went to a gravel pit near Highway 44 and Provincial Road 214 around 11 a.m.
"Initial investigation indicates that an adult male was riding in a gravel pit when he was thrown from his motorcycle," Hiebert said. "The rider was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision."
Police continue to investigate.