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22-year-old man killed in snowmobiling accident near Huxley

File: The side of an Alberta RCMP vehcile. Global News

CALGARY – RCMP were called to the scene of an off-road collision at a rural location near Huxley at around 2 a.m. Saturday.

According to RCMP said a group of snowmobilers were travelling from Huxley to Trochu, when one machine in the group struck a large hole, causing the driver to be thrown off.

The driver and sole rider of the snowmobile, a 22-year-old man, was transported to Three Hills Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The rider was wearing safety equipment at the time of the accident.

RCMP said alcohol was involved but it’s not believed to be a factor in the collision.

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