Snowmobiler dies after striking tree in Saguenay
Police investigate after man, 42, lost control on trail late Saturday night
A 42-year-old man is dead after his snowmobile collided with a tree in the region of Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean late Saturday night.
The victim lost control of his snowmobile during a sharp curve just before he struck a tree around 11:30 p.m., police said.
He died on impact.
The man had been out with two friends on a snowmobile trail in Parc des Monts-Valin.
Quebec provincial police have launched an investigation to determine the cause of the accident. Alcohol and speed are not believed to be factors.
Translated from la Presse Canadienne