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67-year-old man dead after snowmobile crash in Hastings Highlands

OPP are still unsure of what caused the crash that killed a 67-year-old man from Dysart et al Township. Don Mitchell / Global News Ontario

Gordon Scheffee, 67, of Dysart et al Township, was found dead on the E109 trail in the municipality of Hastings Highlands off Highway 127 following a snowmobile crash on Saturday.

OPP said the crash happened around 12:30 p.m.

Police, Hastings paramedics and the Hastings Fire Department responded and found the 67-year-old man, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The E109 trail was closed for about five hours while an investigation took place.

A technical collision investigator and a reconstructionist member of the OPP were on the scene to assist with the investigation.

Police are still determining the cause of the collision.

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A post-mortem examination is scheduled for early this week.

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