MAN DEAD AFTER VEHICLE GOES OVER CLIFF
One man is dead after an accident in Bonavista Tuesday in which a vehicle went over a cliff.
About 12:30 p.m., Bonavista RCMP responded to a single vehicle crash near Dungeon’s Historical Site, close to Cape Bonavista.
The vehicle was observed driving over a cliff and ended up under water with one man inside.
Ambulance and fire department personnel were on the scene with police officers from the Bonavista and Clarenville RCMP detachments.
The Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre dispatched a helicopter from 103 Squadron in Gander, which lowered search and rescue technicians into the water. A man’s body was recovered and was transported to shore by the Canadian Coast Guard. Efforts to retrieve the vehicle were continuing Tuesday.
An RCMP traffic services analyst was en route to the scene.
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and police are continuing the investigation.