Snowmobile crash in Napan claims Black River man
Name of 38-year-old victim has not been released
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