A 61-year-old man from the Russell, Manitoba has died after the ATV he was operating hit a ditch on Sunday.
The accident happened at around 5 p.m. in the RM of Riding Mountain West near Silverton.
RCMP say the man was taking part in an off-road vehicle derby when his ATV hit a drainage ditch head on. He was not wearing a helmet or seatbelt and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Alcohol and speed are believed to be factors.
Police are continuing to investigate.
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