26-year-old man dies in ATV crash in Fox Cove

A 26-year-old Burin Peninsula man died when his ATV left a trail in Fox Cove and went down a steep embankment.

Burin Peninsula RCMP received a call just after 8 p.m. Saturday from a resident who saw the overturned ATV and found the deceased operator. Police officers from the detachment responded, along with Burin Fire Department and ambulance services. 

Alcohol or drug impairment is not considered to be a factor in this death. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is engaged and the investigation is continuing.

Man dies in ATV crash in South Dildo

Whitbourne RCMP are investigating a fatal crash involving ATV on Route 80 in South Dildo.

Police learned of the crash Monday morning and attended the scene. A man in his forties was located dead underneath an ATV in a ditch. The crash happened sometime between March 12, when the man left his residence, and when it was discovered yesterday.

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

69-year-old man dead after being struck by school bus in Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s

Police are investigating a fatal collision that happened Old Broad Cove Road in Portugal Cove–St. Philip’s Wednesday afternoon.

The RNC was called around 2 p.m. to the scene of a vehicle-pedestrian accident. It happened between Maggie’s Place and Prince George Drive. The accident involved a westbound school bus and pedestrian.

The pedestrian, a 69-year-old male from Portugal Cove–St. Philip’s, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the school bus was not injured and there were no other occupants of that vehicle. 

This investigation is ongoing with the RNC Accident Investigation Division, and officers are seeking any witnesses, or anyone with video footage in the area of the collision around the time of the event.

The RNC request that anyone with information to assist contact the RNC at 729-8000 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers: #SayItHere 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), visit www.nlcrimestoppers.com or use the P3Tips app.

Police confirm one man died on Bell Island after fight

The RCMP Major Crimes Unit is continuing its investigation into the sudden death of a man that occurred at a residence on Bell Island late last week.

Police can confirm that two men, who were known to one another, were involved in a physical altercation that began inside a residence and continued outside. One of those men died as a result of the altercation.

The investigation, which is being assisted by RCMP NL Forensic Identification Services and Bell Island RCMP, is continuing.

72-year-old man dead after head-on collision on Veterans Memorial Highway

A 72-year-old man is dead after a head-on collision on the Veterans Memorial Highway near Harbour Grace Tuesday afternoon.

Harbour Grace RCMP were called around 3:30 p.m. about a collision involving two SUVs. One of the vehicles crossed the centre line and collided head-on with the other. A man and a woman from one vehicle were transported in an ambulance for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The lone occupant of the other vehicle died at the scene.

A Traffic Reconstructionist with RCMP Traffic Services East attended the scene. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is engaged and the investigation is continuing.

Ceremony held to remember victims of road collisions

The World Day of Remembrance for road traffic victims is this Sunday. 

On Wednesday, the province held a ceremony to remember those who lost their lives on its roadways. NTV’s Marykate O’Neill has that story.


One man dead, another seriously injured after stolen ATV crashes in Mobile

A 26-year-old man is dead and a 24-year-old man is seriously injured after an ATV crash in Mobile early Monday morning.

RCMP were called shortly before 6 a.m. to the crash on Mobile First Pond Road. An ATV left the gravel roadway and hit a tree. Neither man was wearing a helmet and both were ejected. The deceased died at the scene, while the other occupant was taken by ambulance to a hospital in St. John’s for urgent medical attention.

Police determined the ATV involved in the crash was stolen from Melvin’s ATV Parts and Accessories Ltd. in Burnt Cove in September. The investigation is continuing and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is engaged.

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