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Quad rider dead after crash north of Athabasca
Published Sunday, September 23, 2012 4:45PM MDT
A man is dead following a quad crash north of Athabasca Sunday morning.
Athabasca RCMP was called to a collision on Secondary Highway 813 about 29 kilometres north of Athabasca around 11:30 a.m. on Sunday.
Police say a 24-year-old rider of a quad was headed southbound in the west side ditch when, without looking, he made an abrupt left turn to cross over the highway.
The rider struck the side of a southbound pickup truck and was thrown from the quad.
Police say the man suffered from serious injuries to his head and died at the scene.
No charges will be laid.