On August 31, 2019, at approximately 8:30 p.m., Bay Roberts and Harbour Grace RCMP along with firefighters from Upper Island Cove, and local paramedics, responded to a single-vehicle collision on Cranes Road, in the community of Upper Island Cove.
The driver and lone occupant, a 57-year-old man from Upper Island Cove, suffered serious injuries in the collision. He was transported to Carbonear Hospital and died shortly after arrival.
A RCMP Collision Analyst also attended the scene. The cause of the collision remains under investigation.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to call Bay Roberts RCMP at 709-786-2118. If you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP190 + your message to 'CRIMES' (274637), or at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.