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Quispamsis man, 48, dies in snowmobile crash

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Two snowmobilers were taken to hospital following a collision in Northumberland County on Sunday evening. The collision occurred in the area of Montgomery Road north of County Road 29 in Alnwick/Halidmand Township, just a few kilometres south of Alderville First Nation. The cause of the collision remains under investigation – Jan 31, 2022

A man from Quispamsis, N.B., was killed in a single snowmobile crash in Tobique Narrows overnight Saturday.

In a release, the New Brunswick RCMP said officers responded to a report of a crash on a snowmobile trail near Highway 105 around 1 a.m. Saturday morning.

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“The crash is believed to have occurred when the driver of the snowmobile, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, lost control of his vehicle and collided with a tree,” the release said.

The 48-year-old man died at the scene as a result of his injuries.

Police say an autopsy will be scheduled to determine his exact cause of death and the investigation is ongoing.

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