Eel Ground man dead after car crash
Northeast District RCMP say victim wasn't wearing a seat belt
A 20-year-old man died after a car went off the road and landed in the ditch in the Eel Ground First Nation of New Brunswick.
Northeast District RCMP say they got a call around 9 a.m. on Saturday about a car discovered in a ditch on Francis Road.
RCMP say the man who died at the scene was from Eel Ground. He was a passenger in the vehicle.
The vehicle was driven by a 20-year-old woman, who was taken to hospital.
Two other passengers were in the vehicle, a 19-year-old woman and a 14-year-old girl, both from Eel Ground.
RCMP investigators say the man was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. They also suspect speed and alcohol were contributing factors.
The name of the victim is not being released at this time. The investigation is continuing.