Young man dead after fatal towing incident

(CKLB file photo)

A 21-year-old man has died following a fatal towing incident in Hay River today.

Police responded to a call around 1:20 a.m. where they found a vehicle stuck in the sand near Great Slave Lake.

As a second vehicle was attempting to tow the vehicle, the rope disconnected, hitting the young man.

Police investigation revealed no indications of criminal activity.

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