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Snowmobile Crash on Manitoba Trail Critically Injures Man

Snowmobile Crash on Manitoba Trail Critically Injures Man

RCMP Crest Logo VehicleAlcohol is believed to have been a factor in a snowmobile crash that sent a 34-year-old man to hospital in critical condition over the weekend.

Manitoba RCMP say the RM of Oakland-Wawanesa man was driving on a trail just east of Highway 340 Saturday evening when he was rear-ended by another snowmobile being driven by a 46-year-old man from Pleasant Valley, Manitoba.

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Woman Survives After Runaway Snowmobile Crashes into Home, Lands on Her

Woman Survives After Runaway Snowmobile Crashes into Home, Lands on Her

By Holly McKenzie-Sutter, The Canadian Press

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Damage to a home in Porterville, N.L. is seen in this handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Barry Porter)

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — A Newfoundland man says it’s a miracle his wife is alive after his runaway snowmobile crashed through the window of their home, smashing furniture and pinning her underneath.

The throttle of Bruce Porter’s snowmobile stuck and he watched from beside it as the machine started up and launched over a snowbank, straight through the window of his Porterville, N.L., home on Tuesday.

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Swan River Man Killed in Snowmobile Crash

Swan River Man Killed in Snowmobile Crash

RCMP Logo VehicleSpeed and alcohol are considered factors in a fatal snowmobile crash early Saturday near Swan River.

A 43-year-old man from the community was snowmobiling at around 2:25 a.m. when RCMP say he lost control and collided with a tree after veering off the trail.

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Manitoba Snowmobiler Killed After Landing on Frozen River

Manitoba Snowmobiler Killed After Landing on Frozen River

RCMP Logo VehicleA snowmobile crash Sunday evening has claimed the life of a 29-year-old man from Oakview, Manitoba.

The rider was travelling northbound on a trail system along the Little Saskatchewan River when RCMP say it appears he drove over the edge of a ravine bank, dropping approximately 65 feet and landing on the frozen river below.

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