Oakbank RCMP respond to farm site fatality

August 9, 2021
Oakbank, Manitoba

News release

On August 6, 2021, at 12:15 pm, officers from the Oakbank RCMP received a report of an unresponsive 10-year-old boy at a farm site, located approximately six kilometres south of Beausejour, in the RM of Brokenhead.

It is believed that the 10-year-old was attempting to load a garden tractor into the back of a pickup truck when it slid off the ramp and pinned him to the ground. Medical assistance was provided to the child who was later pronounced deceased on scene.

Oakbank RCMP continue to investigate.


Contact information

Sgt. Paul Manaigre, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations

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File number: 2021-1157014

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