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One Killed, Two Injured in Manitoba Snowmobile Crash

December 13, 2021 5:23 PM | News


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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

One person was killed and two others were injured Sunday in a snowmobile collision in northern Manitoba.

RCMP say at around 5:20 a.m., a snowmobile collided with a pedestrian in Pimicikamak Cree Nation.

The snowmobile was carrying two riders at the time of the crash on the Main Road in the area of New Alberts Lake.

The driver, a 25-year-old man from Pimicikamak Cree Nation, was taken to the nursing station but succumbed to his injuries.

The pedestrian, a 22-year-old man from Pimicikamak Cree Nation, was taken to the nursing station with serious injuries and later transported to a Winnipeg hospital.

The 21-year-old passenger from Pimicikamak Cree Nation suffered minor injuries.

The driver and passenger were not wearing helmets at the time of the collision.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the collision.

Cross Lake RCMP continue to investigate.