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Fatal ATV crash in Guysborough County

By Brad Perry May 5, 2024 | 12:22 PM

One person has died and another suffered serious injuries after an all-terrain vehicle crash in northern Nova Scotia.

Guysborough County District RCMP said the crash happened off South Merland Road in South Merland shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday.

Investigators said an ATV was travelling on a dirt road parallel to Highway 16 toward Upper Big Tracadie when it crashed and rolled over.

The passenger on the ATV, a 53-year-old man from Antigonish, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, a 62-year-old man from Upper Big Tracadie, was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.

Police are still trying to piece together the cause of the crash.