Carberry RCMP and Rivers Police Service respond to fatal snowmobile collision

RM of Riverdale, Manitoba – On March 11, 2018, just after 5:00 pm, officers from the Carberry RCMP along with the Rivers Police Service responded to a report of a snowmobile collision, in the RM of Riverdale, on the Little Saskatchewan River. The collision occurred approximately 15 kilometres southeast of Rivers near Provincial Road 270.

A 29-year-old male, from Oakview, was travelling northbound in the trail system when it appears he drove over the edge of a ravine bank, dropping approximately 20 metres and landing on the frozen river below. He was pronounced deceased on scene.

The deceased was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision and it is unknown if alcohol or speed played a factor.

The Rivers Police Service has carriage of the investigation.

Carberry RCMP

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