Semi driver dies in rollover

Portage la Prairie RCMP responded to a call of a semi rollover on Highway 1, near Portage la Prairie early morning Nov. 3, at approximately 1:20 a.m.

Upon arrival, officers located an overturned semi in the median ditch just past the Portage la Prairie by-pass. The driver of the vehicle, a 67-year-old East St. Paul man was located partially ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced deceased on scene.

The preliminary investigation has determined that the semi with trailer was heading westbound and had just crossed the bridge when it went into the median ditch and rolled.

Police continue to investigate.

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