On December 17 at 9:20 p.m., the Almaguin Highlands OPP, Parry Sound EMS and Kearney Fire & Emergency Services responded to a report of a collision on Cherry Hill Rd and the 12th Concession, in Kearney.
A snowmobile was traveling in a northerly direction on Cherry Hill Rd, when it struck a tree that had fallen across the width of the roadway. The driver was ejected from the snowmobile. Christopher Hill, age 28, of Emsdale, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Members of the Technical Traffic Collision Investigations unit attended the scene.
A post mortem is scheduled for December 18, 2016.
OPP say the investigation is continuing.