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29-year-old killed in Inuvik ATV accident


A 29-year-old man has died after an ATV accident early Saturday morning in the Inuvik area.

Deputy chief coroner Adriana Zibolenova confirmed a second passenger survived with minor injuries. RCMP were called to the scene at around 5:30am on Saturday, August 3.

The precise location of the incident has not been made public.

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The victim’s body has been sent out for a post-mortem.

Zibolenova said the coroner’s office does not expect to release the man’s name.

“The community is in pretty big distress at the moment, especially his immediate family,” she said.

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