Manitoba man dead after snowmobile crash: RCMP

Global News File

Manitoba RCMP are investigating a fatal snowmobile crash on Garden Hill First Nation.

Police were called on Friday morning, around 9:30 a.m., to a crash on the shores of Bella Lake.

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Police say community members had located a snowmobile and rider that was involved in a crash sometime overnight.

The 31-year-old man from Garden Hill was pronounced dead on scene.

Investigators believe he struck a large snowbank, then collided with a tree and was thrown from the snowmobile.

Police say he wasn’t wearing a helmet.

The investigation is ongoing.

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