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By: Staff Writer
Posted: 09/2/2018 5:30 PM
A 36-year-old RM of Tache resident died on Saturday night in an off-road vehicle rollover.
Around 11:30 p.m., Steinbach RCMP responded to a report of the crash. Police said in release on Sunday afternoon that the 36-year-old male was with an eight-year-old male, also from the RM of Tache, in a side-by-side off-road vehicle, when it rolled and landed on top of the adult male.
The man was transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The eight-year-old was not injured.
Police said it is believed alcohol was a factor in the crash and said it appeared neither occupant was wearing a helmet or seatbelt.
An increase in the theft of vehicles, quads and ATV, as well as thefts from inside vehicles has been highlighted by Steinbach RCMP, who have turned to the public for support in preventing the crimes.
Police shared several tips in a ...
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