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Espanola man killed in single-vehicle collision

Police say the 61-year-old ATV driver was found dead on Panache Lake Road in the Town of Espanola
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On June 18 at approximately 3:50 p.m., members of the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Manitoulin-Sudbury Paramedic Services responded to a fatal motor vehicle collision involving an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) off of Panache Lake Road in the Town of Espanola.

The lone operator of the ATV was pronounced deceased at the scene. The deceased has been identified as Yves Carriere, 61, from Espanola.

The investigation is ongoing with the OPP's North East Region Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement Team (TIME), a Technical Collision Investigator (TCI) and a reconstructionist.

The Office of Chief Coroner and the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OCFPS) is assisting and a post-mortem examination will take place in Sudbury at a later date.