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80-year-old man dead after apparent OHV rollover

An 80-year-old man is dead after an OHV rollover in Alberta.
An 80-year-old man is dead after an OHV rollover in Alberta. File / Global News

An Alberta senior has died after the off-highway vehicle he was riding rolled over on a steep trail, Bonnyville RCMP said Monday afternoon.

In a news release, police said they were called on Sunday at around 4:30 p.m. when the man didn’t return from the OHV ride when expected. Police searched a number of areas in the M.D. of Bonnyville, Cold Lake and Ashmont.

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At around 6:30 p.m., police received a call from a member of the public who found the rolled vehicle in the area of Muriel Lake. The 80-year-old man was found with the OHV and was declared dead.

Police said there is nothing suspicious about the rollover, though the investigation is ongoing.

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Police said the name of the man would not be released and no further updates were expected.

Bonnyville is about 241 kilometres northeast of Edmonton.