July 15, 2014 1:15 pm

Fisherman drowned in ATV accident found northwest of Brandon

RCMP say the body of a fisherman who was thrown into the Rivers Reservoir spillway by an ATV accident was found Monday.

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WINNIPEG – The fisherman thrown into the Rivers Reservoir spillway in an ATV accident was found drowned on Monday, RCMP say.

The 39-year-old Brandon man was hit by an ATV driven by a Rivers, Man., woman on Saturday.

A search and rescue team from the Office of the Fire Commissioner found the man slightly submerged in the water about 1.5 kilometres from the scene of the accident, police said in a news release Tuesday.

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