Home » News » Steinbach Snowmobiler, 73, Dies in Crash with Truck

Steinbach Snowmobiler, 73, Dies in Crash with Truck

January 11, 2023 5:20 PM | News

RCMP Crest Logo

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday, April 13, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

A Steinbach man was killed on Wednesday in a snowmobile crash on Highway 12.

Manitoba RCMP say it happened at around 7:40 a.m. near Clearsprings Road in Steinbach when the snowmobiler was attempting to cross the highway. The eastbound snowmobile struck a southbound pickup truck and the 73-year-old rider was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The 45-year-old Ste. Anne woman driving the pickup truck wasn’t injured.

Police say the snowmobiler was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Steinbach RCMP continue to investigate.