A snowmobile accident in Napan has claimed the life of a 38-year-old man from Black River.
The crash occurred on a snowmobile trail near the intersection of South Napan Road and White Bridge Lane on Monday, shortly before 1 p.m., say RCMP.
The preliminary investigation indicates the snowmobile missed a turn and struck a power pole guide wire, Cpl. Guy Marquis stated in a news release.
The name of the victim has not been released.
He was alone on the snowmobile, said Marquis.
The investigation continues.
An earlier version of the story had the victim's age wrong, based on incorrect information provided by the RCMP.Mar 05, 2014 3:48 PM AT