Fatal accident in Conne River

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The Bay D'Espoir detachment of the RCMP responded to a call for service on August 2 at 3:45 pm in the area of McDonald's Field, Conne River, Newfoundland.

A side by side, off road vehicle had reportedly overturned and a medical team was dispatched to the scene.

The twenty four year old male driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead upon his arrival at the St Alban's Medical clinic. His passenger, a male youth, was treated for non-life threatening injuries and held overnight for observation.  Both the deceased and passenger are residents of Conne River, NL.

 Alcohol or drugs were not factors in this incident.  Investigation has indicated that the vehicle struck a depression in the ground, overturning the vehicle.

 As per the wishes of the family, the name of the deceased has not been released.


Geographic location: Conne River

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