Posted on 07/11/2012, 11:48 am, by mySteinbach

On July 8, 2012, at about 10:15pm, Flin Flon RCMP as well as local emergency services were dispatched to the scene of a fatal ATV accident in Channing, Manitoba.

Police say initial investigation indicates that a Yamaha Rhino ATV, with two male occupants, was being operated adjacent to Schist Lake, when the vehicle went into the water.

RCMP report that a 48-year-old from Flin Flon man was located at the scene with minor injuries. Emergency services personal searched the area but could not locate the second rider, a 48-year-old man from Channing.

The RCMP Underwater Recovery Team attended the location and on the evening of July 9, 2012, were able to recover the body of the man from the lake.

Police continue to investigate.