Powerview RCMP are investigating a sudden death at a campground located in Manigotagan.

At around 12:20 a.m. on July 3, a severe thunderstorm, which produced strong winds, caused a tree to fall onto a tent where a male and female had been sleeping.

Campers nearby heard the female calling for help and came to her aid.

The tree had to be cut before the man was freed.

A 60-year-old man from Winnipeg was pronounced deceased at the scene. The woman was not injured.

Powerview RCMP, along with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, continue to investigate.