43-Year-Old Dies in Snowmobile Collision

Fatal Snowmobile Collision

WINNIPEG, MB - A 43-year-old man died today in a snowmobile accident, the seventh fatality since January 20th of this year.

Swan River RCMP said the accident occurred around March 17 around 2:25 am approximately 6 kilometres southeast of Swan River.

A 43-year-old man, from Swan River, was travelling with a small group when it appears he lost control of his snowmobile and veered off the trail colliding with a tree. He was taken to hospital where he died from.

Police said the man was wearing a helmet however they also believe that speed and alcohol are factors in the collision.

David Marshal, Manitoba Post

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TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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