(Saint-Nazaire) A man in his thirties died after losing control of his all-terrain vehicle (ATV), Thursday afternoon, in Lac-Saint-Jean-Est.

The accident occurred around 4 p.m. on the 6th Rang in Saint-Nazaire, about forty kilometers north of Saguenay.

According to the Sûreté du Québec (SQ), the driver was alone on board his side-by-side ATV when he lost control of it and swerved.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Police report the victim was not wearing a helmet.

The investigation continues while two police officers specialized in collision investigation proceed to the analysis of the scene.