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Bracebridge OPP investigate 3 snowmobile crashes over weekend

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Bracebridge OPP say they investigated three separate snowmobile crashes that took place between Friday and Saturday in Muskoka.

On Saturday at 10:45 a.m., police say they responded to a snowmobile crash, where the operator hit a tree.

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On Friday, 4 p.m., officers say a driver was ejected from his snowmobile, which subsequently rolled over him on a trail near South Kahshe Lake Road in Gravenhurst, Ont.

Also on Friday, a driver hit a parked vehicle at 3 p.m. at a private property on Beaumont Drive in Bracebridge, Ont.

Police say all three snowmobile operators were sent to hospital with serious, non-life-threatening injuries.

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OPP are reminding snowmobile operators to exercise caution while riding, which includes wearing the proper safety equipment, being aware of their surrounding, and knowing their own limitations and abilities.