Man, 61, dead after rollover southwest of Portage la Prairie

2 people killed, 7 injured in highway crash east of Calgary

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in a fatal rollover southwest of Portage la Prairie, Man., on Sunday.

RCMP were called to the rolled SUV on Provincial Road 242, located about 10 kilometres south of the Trans-Canada in the Rural Municipality of North Norfolk, around 5:30 p.m.

The driver was headed southbound when he lost control and the SUV went into the ditch and rolled, RCMP said.

When officers arrived they found the driver had been thrown from the vehicle, RCMP said. The 61-year-old man from North Norfolk died at the scene.

RCMP said the driver was not wearing a seatbelt.

The investigation is ongoing.