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Belleville man dies after losing control of his ATV

Police say the pedestrian was knocked to the ground and run over by the truck.
Police say the pedestrian was knocked to the ground and run over by the truck. Don Mitchell / Global News

A 46-year-old Belleville man died over the weekend after being thrown from his ATV.

OPP say the victim lost control of his ATV on Colonization Road in Tweed on Saturday afternoon.

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The ATV entered the ditch, colliding with a culvert and a tree.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

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