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70-year-old man dies in quad bike accident near MiramichiOUS News

A 70-year-old Miramichi man died Tuesday in an ATV accident.

An RCMP press release said officers had responded to a report of a one-vehicle accident on Northwest Road at Trout Brook, about 40km northwest of Miramichi.

The message was received at 18:10, the report said.

According to the report, the driver and only passenger of the ATV was taken to the hospital with serious and life-threatening injuries, after which he died from his injuries.

“The accident is believed to have occurred when the driver lost control of the ATV, left the roadway and crashed into several trees,” the report said.

Sunny Corner Fire Department and New Brunswick Ambulance personnel also responded to the accident.

An RCMP collision reconstruction specialist was at the scene and an investigation is underway, police said.