Jeffries Corner man dies after ATV collides with moose

RCMP say a 66-year-old man from Jeffries Corner is dead after the ATV he was on collided with a moose.

Officers responded shortly before 5:15 p.m. on June 5 to a report of an injured woman in the area of Goose Creek Road, an ATV trail near Martin Head.

Police say the woman reported that she and a man had been on an ATV that collided with a moose in a wooded area sometime during the previous night.

Officers and firefighters located the ATV and the man shortly before 6:30 p.m.

RCMP say the man was deceased when he was found and the woman was transported to hospital for treatment.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.