Teen dead after fall from pickup truck in Beausejour

Manitoba

A 16-year-old boy is dead after falling from the back of a pickup truck in a Beausejour, Man., parking lot last week, RCMP say.

Boy, 16, suffered serious injuries during fall in local parking lot, RCMP say

A 16-year-old boy from the rural municipality of Brokenhead is dead after suffering serious injuries during a fall from a pickup truck last week. (Shannon VanRaes/Reuters)

A 16-year-old boy is dead after falling from the back of a pickup truck in a Beausejour, Man., parking lot last week, RCMP say.

RCMP were informed Wednesday that the teen from the rural municipality of Brokenhead was seriously injured the night before.

Investigators believe the 16-year-old was injured after falling from the back of a pickup truck in a business parking lot on Park Avenue in Beausejour.

He was taken to a local hospital and then transported to Winnipeg. On Friday, he died of his injuries.

RCMP haven’t released any more details.

The investigation continues.

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