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Sunshine Coast ATV accident kills 1

07/14/2012 05:09 EDT | Updated 09/13/2012 05:12 EDT
One person is dead after an ATV was hit by an SUV on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast.

Mounties say the crash happened at about 5:30 p.m. PT Friday at the Mason Mine Site Forest Service Road.

A 22-year-old female who had been a passenger on the ATV was pronounced dead at the scene. The ATV driver, a 20-year-old woman, sustained minor injuries.

The 19-year-old male driver of the SUV and his 16-year-old passenger were not injured.

Police say alcohol is not believed to be a factor but investigators are looking into the possibility that speed may have contributed to the crash.

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