1 dead after ATV crash on Newfoundland's west coast

God's Lake Narrows RCMP and RCMP Major Crime Services and Forensic Identification Services are investigating the death of an 18-year-old woman from Gods River, Man.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are investigating after an ATV crash in Benoit's Cove left one man dead over the weekend. (CBC)

An ATV crash on Newfoundland's west coast on the weekend left a 63-year-old man dead, police said Monday.

Around 6 p.m. NT on Saturday, the Corner Brook RCMP detachment received a report from a motorist of a crash near Snooks Pond on Forestry Access Road in Benoit's Cove.

"An ATV had overturned and a man was located deceased in a ditch. A helmet was located nearby. It is believed that the crash may have occurred a number of hours earlier," said a statement from the RCMP.

Police said the ATV has been seized as part of the ongoing investigation and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is involved.

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