A 62-year-old man is deceased following an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) collision on June 22, 2020, near Fortune.
At approximately 1:30 p.m., Burin Peninsula RCMP responded to a report of a single-vehicle ATV collision in a remote area along an ATV trail between Fortune and Lamaline. The collision was discovered and reported by a passerby. Police, ambulance and ground search and rescue attended the scene. The driver of the ATV was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Police are unable to determine if the helmet found at the scene was worn during the time of the collision.
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has been engaged and the investigation is continuing.
RCMP NL thanks Burin Peninsula Search and Rescue, Grand Bank/Fortune Ambulance Service and community members who assisted police at the scene of the collision.