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Fatal ATV crash under investigation near Chapleau

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A news release issued today by the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) reports that an 86-year-old was pronounced deceased at the scene of an ATV crash near Chapleau yesterday.

Officers responded to the single vehicle collision in the area of Nagasin Lake at approximately 5:15 p.m.

The victim has been identified as Andre Vanmaele of Tillsonburg, Ont.

"The investigation is on-going with the assistance of the North East Region Traffic Incident Management Enforcement (TIME) Team including a Technical Collision Investigator (TCI) and a reconstructionist," the release states.