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Fatal snowmobile crash in northern Ont.

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A 51-year-old has died following a snowmobile crash Friday on Wilson Lake Road near the ‘A’ snowmobile trail in Temagami, under 100 km north of North Bay, provincial police say.

On Feb. 23 at about 4:30 p.m., officers from the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to what was described as a serious collision, said police in a news release Saturday.

“The operator of a motorized snow vehicle lost control and struck a tree,” said the OPP.

“The 51-year-old person was pronounced deceased at the scene.”

Police said the crash is still under investigation and no details have been released on the cause of the incident.

Check back to CTVNorthernOntario.ca for updates on this story as they become available.

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