Jean Lacroix, 60, dies after snowmobile crash near Kirkland Lake

Jean Lacroix, a 60-year-old Dobie man, was killed in a snowmobile collision near Kirkland Lake on Sunday.

Two snowmobiles involved in crash east of Dobie, in northern Ontario

Police say Jean Lacroix, a 60-year-old Dobie man, was killed after his snowmobile collided with another near Kirkland Lake on Sunday. (Stephanie Brown/CBC News)

Jean Lacroix, a 60-year-old Dobie man, was killed in a snowmobile collision near Kirkland Lake Sunday.

Police said two snowmobiles collided on Beaver House Road, about two kilometres east of Dobie.

Lacroix and the driver of the other snowmobile, a 22-year-old Englehart man, were thrown from their sleds.

Both were transported to Kirkland Lake District Hospital, where Lacroix was pronounced dead from his injuries.

The other man was transported to Health Sciences North in Sudbury with serious, non life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

 

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