ATV fatal in Wainfleet

A 37-year-old Wainfleet man was killed after losing control of his ATV.

It happened Saturday afternoon around 4:30 p.m. on Regional Road 45 east of Marshagan Road in Wainfleet.

Police say the ATV left the roadway, struck a tree and continued across a field and landed in the Welland River.

The rider suffering life-threatening injuries and was air lifted to an out-of-town hospital where he died.

No name has been been released.

Niagara police are still investigating  and looking for any witnesses to the collision.