OPP investigate deadly snowmobile crash in Georgian Bay Township

Cause of the crash is under investigation

A woman operating a snowmobile in Georgian Bay Township was killed in a crash on Sunday afternoon.

Southern Georgian Bay OPP were called just before 4:30 p.m. and told the lone operator of the sled had left the trail and crashed into the trees. This was near the intersection of two trails managed by the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC), south of Hansens Road near South Gibson Lake Road.

First responders and police, as well as other trail riders, triaged the 58-year-old from North York but she died at the scene from injuries sustained in the crash.

The collision took place as the OPP and OFSC promote Snowmobile Safety Week (Jan. 15 – Jan. 23)

Police say the cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Banner image provided by Southern Georgian Bay OPP

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