Fatal ATV Collision in Antigonish Friday


RCMP say an Antigonish County man is dead after he lost control of the ATV he was driving at a roundabout on Friday afternoon.

Officers responded at 12:45 p.m. to a collision at the roundabout on Beech Hill Road.

Police say the driver lost control of the ATV as he entered the roundabout and was ejected from the vehicle.

RCMP say witnesses performed CPR on the driver and EHS took over once they arrived, but the man was pronounced dead in hospital around 2:00 p.m.

Police say the driver was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.