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The community of Grandmother's Bay is about 100 kilometres north of La Ronge. (Google)

A man has drowned after his snowmobile broke through the ice on a lake near Grandmother's Bay, north of La Ronge.

RCMP said officers and rescue crews were dispatched around 2 p.m. CST Tuesday to Otter lake, next to the community.

They said a man was in distress in the water and was unable to get out.

Police said they were continuing to investigate with assistance from an underwater recovery team.

Grandmother's Bay is a First Nation community about 100 kilometres north of La Ronge.