Fatal snowmobile collision near Asessippi

March 4, 2019 11:26 am

Russell RCMP respond to fatal snowmobile collision

On March 2, 2019, at approximately 11:00 pm, Russell RCMP responded to a report of a snowmobile collision on a groomed snowmobile trail northwest of Assessippi Ski Hill in the RM of Riding Mountain West, approximately 8 kilometres northwest of Inglis, Manitoba.

A 35-year-old male, from Roblin, was travelling on the trail when he failed to negotiate a turn and collided with thick brush. He was pronounced deceased on scene.

The deceased was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.

Alcohol and speed are believed to be a factors in the collision.

RCMP continue to investigate.