Nfld. & Labrador

Man, 22, dead after Sunday crash in Bonavista North

A vehicle rolled Sunday night on Route 320 near Trinity in Bonavista North, killing its driver, said police.
Neither the driver nor his passenger were wearing seatbelts when they crashed, say police. (David Bell/CBC)

A 22-year-old man is dead after the vehicle he was driving crashed and rolled in Newfoundland's Bonavista North area Sunday night, the RCMP says.

Police in New-Wes-Valley were called to the crash scene just after 9:30 p.m. on Route 320, near Trinity. There, officers found the driver already dead underneath the car.

His passenger, a woman, was sent to hospital in Gander with what RCMP said were unknown injuries.

The man wasn't wearing a seatbelt, police said in a media release.

The police investigation is continuing and the chief medical examiner's office is involved.

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