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Inverness RCMP investigate fatal ATV crash

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Inverness RCMP is investigating a fatal ATV crash that happened in Southwest Mabou.

Police say that on October 15, at around 10:20 p.m., Inverness County District RCMP, fire and EHS, responded to a report of an ATV crash on a trail in Southwest Mabou.

"RCMP officers learned that an ATV had been traveling north on the trail, when the ATV left the road and came to rest in a ditch," police said in a release.

According to police, a 60-year-old Rankinville man, who was the driver and sole rider of the ATV, suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash. He was transported to hospital by ambulance where he was later pronounced deceased.

Police are continuing their investigation into the cause of the collision.