OPP investigate fatal offroad vehicle accident in Minden

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A man from Fergus, Ontario, has been pronounced dead after a single-vehicle collision on County Road 121 in Minden on Sept 26.

At approximately 6:04 p.m., Haliburton Highlands OPP, along with the Haliburton County Paramedic Services and Minden Hills Township Fire Department, responded to the crash involving an ATV.

A single 45-year-old male rider, Tom White of Fergus, Ontario, was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

County Road 121 at Rice Road was temporarily closed while Technical Collision Investigation (TCI) officers investigated the scene.

The OPP urges riders to “exercise caution and ride within laws that are designed to keep you safe while operating any type of ORV.”