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Snowmobile crash near Alban, Ont., kills 2, sends 1 to hospital

A snowmachine crash over the weekend left two people dead and sent a one-year-old to hospital.

2 adults died at scene, 1-year-old treated for non-life threatening injuries

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A snowmobile crash over the weekend left two people dead and sent a one-year-old to hospital.

Ontario Provincial Police say the crash happened Saturday shortly after 6:30 p.m. on the Murdock River near Alban, Ont., which is located 72 kilometres south of Sudbury.

Police say a 42-year-old man was riding a snowmachine near some ice fishing huts when he collided with a 29-year-old woman and both were killed.

A one-year-old was taken to hospital with with non-life threatening injuries.

The snowmobile driver has been identified as James Nathan Wright, 42, of the French River, Ont., area.

The woman has been identified as 29-year-old Julie Piotrowski, who is also from the French River area.

Police say an investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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