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Published June 5, 2022

OPP identify deceased in fatal ATV crash in Lake of Bays

According to police, the single rider, who was not wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at the scene
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File photo of an OPP cruiser

UPDATE: The deceased has been identified as 43-year-old Rolan Totayo of Baysville.

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Huntsville OPP are investigating a fatal single all-terrain vehicle (ATV) collision in Lake of Bays Township.

On Saturday, June 4, around 3 p.m., police, along with emergency services, responded to the crash on Dickie Lake Road.

Officers say the initial investigation revealed that a westbound ATV entered a ditch and collided with a hydro pole.

According to police, the single rider, who was not wearing a helmet, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, and has not yet spoken with police, is asked to call Huntsville OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

ATV riders are reminded to take all precautions. Know your limits, stay within them and always wear an approved well-fitted helmet with chinstrap securely fastened.

For more information on ATV safety, visit https://www.ontario.ca/page/driving-road-vehicle-orv and https://ofatv.org/atv-safety/.

Feature image - file photo - Barrie 360

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