Man Dies after Snowmobile Hits Tree in South Glengarry

A man is dead after striking a tree on his snowmobile east of Ottawa.

OPP officers are investigating the fatal collision which happened Thursday night just south of Concession 9 in South Glengarry Township.

Early stages of the investigation indicate the 49 year old was operating his Ski-doo North bound when he failed to negotiate a bend in the trail and struck a tree.

Police say he was transported to the Glengarry Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The man's name is being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.

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