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Police probe fatal off-road vehicle crash

PICCADILLY, N.L. - RCMP in Newfoundland and Labrador are investigating a fatal crash involving an off-road vehicle.

Officers were called to the scene near Piccadilly, on the island's west coast, early today.

Police say a 29-year-old man who was riding the off-road vehicle was taken to hospital in Stephenville where he later died.

His name has not been released, but police say he was from the Piccadilly area.

Police say the cause of the accident is unknown, and they are encouraging any witnesses to come forward.

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