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.