Alcohol a factor in fatal snowmobile crash, RCMP say

A 28-year-old man is dead following a snowmobile accident near Rainbow Beach on Saturday.

Man, 28, dies in snowmobile crash near Rainbow Beach

A 28-year-old man is dead following a snowmobile accident near Rainbow Beach on Saturday.

RCMP said two snowmobiles collided on a trail near the beach in the RM of Ochre River around 9:30 p.m.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, while another man, age 27, was rushed to a Winnipeg hospital. He is in stable condition.

RCMP are now investigating, but officers believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.