1 youth dead, 2 injured after snowmobile collision in northern Saskatchewan: RCMP

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Fond du Lac RCMP were called to a fatal snowmobile collision on Thursday night.

According to the RCMP, at 11 p.m., officers responded to a report of a snowmobile crash on Meech Pond near the RCMP detachment in Fond du Lac.

After an initial investigation, it was determined that two snowmobiles had collided head-on, injuring a total of three young men.

According to police, the driver of a snowmobile travelling west was transported to a nearby medical clinic where he died.

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The driver of the second machine, which was travelling southeast, and a passenger were taken to the local medical clinic and then transported to hospital in Saskatoon. There are no updates on the severity of their injuries at this time.

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The RCMP has not released the age of the youth involved in the crash.

The investigation is ongoing.

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