Skip to content

Northern sledder killed in collision with tree

Police say 51-year-old snowmobile rider, who was pronounced deceased at the scene, lost control and struck a tree near the 'A' snowmobile trail in Temagami
20210202 snowmobile tracks turl(crop)
Snowmobile tracks on Lake Nipissing

A snowmobiler was killed yesterday after colliding with a tree in Temagami.

At 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Temiskaming OPP were dispatched to a serious accident on Wilson Lake Road near the "A" snowmobile trail in Temagami. 

The rider of a snowmobile lost control and struck a tree, police say.

The 51-year-old person was pronounced dead at the scene.

The collision remains under investigation by members of the Temiskaming OPP and the Northeast Region Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement Team.

Jeff Turl

About the Author: Jeff Turl

Jeff is a veteran of the news biz. He's spent a lengthy career in TV, radio, print and online, covering both news and sports. He enjoys free time riding motorcycles and spoiling grandchildren.
Read more