Halifax District RCMP respond to fatal ATV crash near Dean

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DEAN: At 6:10 Saturday morning, Halifax District RCMP received a 911 call about a single ATV collision on a trail near Dean.

RCMP with the assistance of Upper Musquodoboit Volunteer Fire Department responded to the scene where the driver of the ATV, a 54-year-old man from Upper Musquodoboit, was pronounced deceased.


The investigation revealed that Friday at approximately 11 p.m., two men were riding on a side-by-side ATV on a trail near Dean. During a turn, the ATV overturned and the driver was pinned beneath the vehicle while the passenger was ejected. The passenger, a 47-year-old man from
Upper Kennetcook walked for a number of hours from the trail to a roadway, where he reported the collision to a passing motorist.

The passenger sustained non-life threatening injuries and was treated by EHS.

The investigation is continuing.