Nunavut teen killed in dirt bike collision
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 - 3:48 PM
Yellowknife, N.W.T. - A 14-year-old boy is dead after a fatal collision in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut on Tuesday.
The RCMP said a pick-up truck and dirt bike collided on a gravel road near the airport...
The crash caused the dirt bike to go up in flames; and the boy was taken to the health centre where he was pronounced dead.
The four passengers in the pick-up truck were not hurt.
Police said the boy on the dirt bike was wearing a helmet, and that drugs and alcohol were not factors in the accident.
Mental health workers are in the Cambridge Bay to counsel families and residents of the close-knit community.
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