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2 killed in weekend Newfoundland collisions

Nfld and Labrador

Key takeaways: 

  • Man killed in a single-vehicle collision near Cottrell’s Cove, ATV driver killed in Ming’s Bight.
  • A 54-year-old male was thrown from his vehicle in a collision around Cottrell’s Cove on Saturday, say police, while an ATV rider hit his quad on Main Street in Ming’s Bight.

Two men are dead following weekend hits in Newfoundland, say the RCMP. 

A 54-year-old man died in a single-vehicle collision on Friday afternoon close to Cottrell’s Cove on Newfoundland’s central coast.

In a release sent Monday, the RCMP stated the man — who wasn’t wearing a seatbelt — was thrown from the car and died at the scene. 

Officers from Grand Falls-Windsor responded at about 4:15 p.m. and shut down Route 352 for a few hours.

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Two men are dead following weekend hits in Newfoundland, say the RCMP

The RCMP says a collision critic investigated the crash site, and the chief medical examiner’s office is still analyzing.

A 49-year-old man was killed on Saturday after hitting his quad in Ming’s Bight, around Baie Verte, along the island’s north coast.

In a release sent Monday afternoon, Baie Verte RCMP says they got a report of a collision on Main Street around 3 a.m. Saturday, and when officers replied, the driver was found dead at the scene.

Police say he wasn’t wearing a helmet.

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