Nova Scotia

Dead Truro snowmobiler didn't crash

RCMP say a man who died while snowmobiling near Truro, N.S., did not crash as first thought.

RCMP say a man who died while snowmobiling near Truro, N.S., did not crash as first thought.

Police say 72-year-old Jim Cameron of Truro Heights died Friday while travelling with three other snowmobilers along a Folly Lake snowmobile trail.

They say Cameron didn't negotiate a bend in the trail and drove into a wooded area before stopping. 

People travelling with Cameron found him slumped over his sled with no visible injuries and tried to revive him. 

Police say a preliminary investigation shows that the snowmobile showed no signs of mechanical failure. 

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

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