An 81-year-old RM of Armstrong man has died after the truck he was driving struck a telephone pole near Teulon, Manitoba this past weekend.

On June 25, 2017, at approximately 12:43pm, Stonewall RCMP were dispatched to the scene of a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 7, north of Teulon, Manitoba.

Initial police investigation has determined that a pickup truck left the road and struck a telephone pole. The driver and lone occupant of the pickup, an 81-year-old man from the RM of Armstrong, was transported to hospital in serious condition. He later succumbed to his injuries while in hospital.

The investigation into the cause of this collision is ongoing.