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Man dead after ATV accident in western Newfoundland

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Single-vehicle crash in Benoits' Cove claims the life of a 52-year-old


 


A 52-year-old man is dead following an all-terrain vehicle accident Sunday night in Benoit’s Cove on the province's west coast.

At approximately 11:30 p.m., the RCMP received a report of an ATV that had flipped over on a woods road in the community, about 20 kilometres west of Corner Brook. The operator of the vehicle, who was wearing a helmet, was trapped underneath the ATV and died at the scene. 

The accident was discovered and reported by a passerby.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner was engaged and the investigation is continuing. 

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