Steinbach Teen Killed in Snowmobile Crash

RCMP Crest LogoA 16-year-old boy from Steinbach was killed Saturday in a snowmobile crash while riding with four others.

RCMP say the accident happened shortly after 7 p.m. on Fireguard 18, approximately 1.5 km from Provincial Road 210.

The teen lost control on a corner and collided with several trees, according to police.

The victim was taken to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

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

Alcohol is not considered to be involved, but speed and lighting conditions are believed to be contributing factors.

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