Bonavista RCMP investigates man found deceased near an ATV in Catalina

September 25, 2020
Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

A 44-year-old Catalina man is deceased following an incident involving an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) on September 22, 2020, on East Point Road in Catalina.

At approximately 10:00 p.m., Bonavista RCMP received a call from the Catalina Fire Department reporting that a man was found on the roadway and was unresponsive. An ATV, that was still running, was found a short distance away from the man. The individual was removed from the scene in an ambulance prior to police arrival. He was pronounced deceased upon his arrival at the Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre.

Police attended the scene and observed the ATV that was upright and without damage. A helmet was located on the roadway a short distance away from where the man was found. Police believe the man may have fallen off of the ATV.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner was engaged and the investigation into the cause of the man's death is continuing.

Bonavista RCMP is looking for possible witnesses and asks anyone with any information to call the detachment at 709-468-7333 or contact Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (TIPS is 8477), by Secure Web Tips at, or by downloading the free and secure mobile app. Search the App Store for "P3 Tips". Electronic tips submitted to Crime Stoppers are encrypted, entirely confidential and completely anonymous.


Contact information

Bonavista RCMP

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