Prince Edward County man found deceased in off-road vehicle incident north of Madoc

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Central Hastings OPP are investigating an incident that left one person deceased following an off-road vehicle incident.

Police explain in a media release that first responders were called to an Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Club (OFSC) trail, north of Cleveland Road in Tudor and Cashel Township on Sunday, April 7 shortly before 3:30 p.m.

“A side-by-side off-road vehicle had left the trail and had rolled over in deep water,” OPP state.

Officers, along with Madoc Township firefighters, were able to free the man from the vehicle. Hastings-Quinte Paramedics were also present. The man, identified as a 65-year-old from Prince Edward County, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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