A 52-year-old Peguis man is dead following a snowmobile accident early Tuesday morning.
RCMP say the man was riding at a high rate of speed at about 1:30 a.m. when he drove into some trees on the Peguis First Nation. The driver was ejected from the snowmobile and located deceased at around 2:30 p.m.
Police say alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident. The driver was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.
Police continue to investigate.