Iqaluit woman dies in snowmobile accident

An Iqaluit woman died in a snowmobile accident on the trail between Iqaluit and Pangnirtung Wednesday afternoon.

An Iqaluit woman died in a snowmobile accident on the trail between Iqaluit and Pangnirtung Wednesday afternoon.

Naomi Alainga, 39, was travelling northbound Wednesday afternoon on the trail. She was about two hours north of Iqaluit when she became separated from her companions.

She was found dead a short time later.

Iqaluit RCMP and the Nunavut Coroner’s Office are investigating but foul play is not suspected.