Author: Rae Hathaway
A 77 year old Winkler man is dead, following a mishap this morning near Newton.

The Portage RCMP report the man was helping his sons farm when he was pinned underneath the front axle of a combine, some time between 7 am and 11 am.

He was found by one of his sons, who called 911.

The victim's name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The RCMP are investigating the incident.