RCMP investigating fatal ATV accident in Martins River

RCMP say a 76-year-old man has died following an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accident in Martins River. 

Lunenburg District RCMP responded to the crash on Shingle Mill Road around 6:30 p.m. Saturday. 

Police say when they arrived on scene they found the man had become trapped under the ATV, which appeared to have gone off the edge of the road. 

Mounties say the driver, who is from Martins River, was pronounced dead at the scene, while no one else was involved in the crash. 

An RCMP Traffic Analyst was called to the scene to help determine the factors that led to the accident. 

The investigation is ongoing.