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Cavan Monaghan man dies in snowmobile crash in South Algonquin Township: OPP

OPP are investigating the collision, and coroners have ordered a post-mortem to be conducted. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

A snowmobiler from Cavan Monaghan Township died following a collision on Saturday in South Algonquin Township, according to OPP.

Around 11:45 a.m., Killaloe OPP say officers responded to a collision on Route B106E, an Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs trail, in the township about 180 kilometres north of Peterborough.

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OPP pronounced Brandon Corley, 44, of Cavan Monaghan Township, dead at the scene.

Police say their early investigation shows the snowmobile was travelling westbound on the trail when it struck a tree.

OPP technical collision investigators are assisting in the investigation to determine the cause of the collision.

The Office of the Chief Coroner has ordered a post-mortem to be conducted, OPP said.

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