A 74-year-old man was killed near Austin early Wednesday when the minivan he was driving collided with a farm implement being towed by a pickup.
Just before 5:30 a.m., Portage RCMP responded to the collision on Highway 34, approximately eight kilometres south of Austin.
The minivan was heading north when it hit the implement and rolled, landing on its roof.
The driver, from Holland, was pronounced dead at the scene. His 67-year-old male passenger was transported to hospital with minor injuries.
The 30-year-old male driver of the pickup truck, from Swan Lake, was not injured.
An autopsy has been ordered.
» Brandon Sun
Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition April 3, 2014