ATV through the ice ends in tragedy in South Frontenac

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(TOWNSHIP OF SOUTH FRONTENAC) – On 11 March 2017, at approximately 10:45am, the Frontenac Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Emergency Services was dispatched to Buck Lake in South Frontenac Township for a male on an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) that fell through the ice.


Darrell GREEN (61yrs) of South Frontenac Township was pronounced deceased at the scene.

A family friend of the deceased became concerned when Green did not arrive to meet him at a certain location on Buck Lake. The friend began to search near the shorelines around the route that Green would have taken and observed a partly submerged ATV and a helmet in a narrow section of the Lake. Nearby this location South Frontenac Fire and Rescue recovered Green’s body from the icy water.

Next of kin notification was made on the same day.
The Frontenac OPP are continuing with the investigation and do not suspect any foul play.