Fatal Snowmobile Collision In Georgian Bay Township

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Photo via OPP Facebook page

The OPP, Muskoka Paramedic Services and Georgian Bay Fire Department were dispatched at 4:22 p.m. January 16, 2022 to a report that a snowmobile with a lone operator had left the trail and crashed into the trees.

The location of the crash is near the intersection of Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) trails 11 A & C, south of Hanson Road, Georgian Bay Township.

Emergency Services attended and assisted officers and other trail riders in triaging the 58-year-old female operator of North York who tragically passed away at the scene from injuries sustained in the crash.

Investigators are being assisted by members of the OPP Central Region Traffic Unit who specialize in serious crash investigation.

The name of the female has not been released.

“This is a tragic start to Snowmobile Safety Week. Please take all precautions on these powerful machines. Always wear your helmet, stay within your abilities and never ride impaired. Please ride safe. Condolences to family and friends.” said OPP in a statement on Facebook.

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