Portage man hospitalized after crashing snowmobile into trees

An RCMP vehicle. Global News / File

A Portage la Prairie man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after crashing a snowmobile into a cluster of trees, RCMP said.

Officers were called to a private property near Road 58 N in the Portage municipality Monday morning, where the incident had taken place.

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The man, who police said wasn’t wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, was rushed to hospital.

Portage la Prairie RCMP continue to investigate.

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