January 20, 2017 4:07 pm

Campbellton, NB man dies in snowmobile crash in Atholville

New Brunswick RCMP are investigating a snowmobile crash that claimed the life of a 49-year-old Campbellton man.

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RCMP are investigating a snowmobile crash in New Brunswick that claimed the life of a 49-year-old Campbellton man.

Mounties say they were called to the scene near Sugarloaf Provincial Park in Atholville at about 11:30 a.m., after another snowmobiler came upon the crash along Route 11.

Investigators say it appears the man’s snowmobile left the trail, went over an embankment and ended up in a stream.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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