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Ottawa man killed in snowmobile crash west of Perth

A 41-year-old snowmobiler from Ottawa was killed on a trail in North Frontenac Township Wednesday afternoon.

41-year-old Charles McLeod pronounced dead at the scene

Emergency crews got a call about a snowmobile crash southwest of Ottawa on the afternoon of Feb. 12, 2020. (Teghan Beaudette/CBC)

A snowmobiler from Ottawa was killed in a crash in North Frontenac Township Wednesday afternoon.

Frontenac OPP said in a news release they were called to a report of a snowmobile hitting a tree on a trail near Elphin-Maberley Road west of Perth, Ont., at about 3:40 p.m.

Officers, paramedics and firefighters found 41-year-old Charles McLeod of Ottawa dead at the scene.

Police are investigating what happened.

Elphin-Maberley Road runs between Maberley and Snow Road Station, about 100 kilometres southwest of Ottawa.