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NEWS RELEASE · 20th May 2011
New Hazelton RCMP
On May 19, 2011, shortly after 11:00 p.m. the New Hazelton RCMP responded to a 4 wheel All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) roll over accident on the Kispiox Indian Reserve. A 16 year old female had been operating the ATV, riding alone, when it appears she lost control and the ATV rolled.

The female victim was subsequently located by a pedestrian who was out for a walk in the area.

The female victim died at the scene. At this time police are not releasing the name of the female victim.

This incident is currently being investigated by the New Hazelton RCMP and the BC Coroners Service. Police are asking for anyone who may have witnessed the accident or the female riding the ATV to call police.

Cpl. Graham FRENCH
New Hazelton RCMP