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Man Drowns After Being Thrown From ATV

July 11, 2012 9:04 AM | News

A rural Manitoba man has died after he was thrown from an ATV and drowned in a nearby lake.

Flin Flon RCMP said the man and a friend were riding a Yamaha Rino ATV on July 8 at about 10:15 p.m. near Schist Lake. The vehicle went into the water. One man, a 48-year-old from Flin Flon, was found at the scene with minor injuries.

The other man, a 48-year-old from Channing, Man. could not be found. He was discovered in the water a day later by the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team.

RCMP said there is no other information and the investigation continues.



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