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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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Trio of Snowmobiles Stolen from Gimli Sport Shop

Trio of Snowmobiles Stolen from Gimli Sport Shop

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One of three suspects caught on surveillance video during a snowmobile theft in Gimli on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. (RCMP HANDOUT)
Snowmobile Thefts
RCMP in Gimli are looking for three suspects seen stealing multiple snowmobiles on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. (RCMP HANDOUT)

RCMP are investigating the theft of three Polaris snowmobiles from a Gimli business on Wednesday.

Police were notified at around 1:35 a.m. that a theft was in progress.

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