A 77-year-old Falcon Lake man has recently died after the truck he was driving collided with an overpass structure near Falcon Lake, Manitoba.
On January 27, 2022, at approximately 12:10pm, Falcon Beach RCMP responded to a single-vehicle collision at a location just off Highway 1, on the exit ramp to Falcon Lake.
Police say that a truck with a hydraulic crane for logging, was attempting to go under the overpass when it collided with the structure, causing it to come to an abrupt stop. The driver in the vehicle following the truck pulled over immediately, called 911 and came to the aid of the driver and lone occupant of the truck.
Falcon Beach RCMP, along with Emergency Medical Services, arrived on scene and began performing CPR. The driver, a 77-year-old male from Falcon Lake, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
RCMP report that speed and alcohol were not factors in the collision.
Falcon Beach RCMP, along with a Forensic Collision Reconstructionist, continue to investigate this incident.