On Sunday October 5th 2013 at 0930 the Baie Verte RCMP responded to a report of a single vehicle collision approximately 25 kms south of the community of Baie Verte on Route 410. The vehicle traveling north had left the roadway landing upside down in a body of water. RCMP, Paramedics and local Fire department had responded. A lone male driver was removed from the vehicle and was pronounced dead on scene. The driver was a former resident of Baie Verte currently living in the St. Johns' area. A Collision Analyst from the RCMP Traffic Services West was contacted. The investigation into the cause of the collision is currently ongoing. The name of the driver is not being released at this time until confirmation of Next of Kin has been completed.
Geographic location: Baie Verte