Portage la Prairie RCMP respond to fatal snowmobile collision

Portage la Prairie, Manitoba – On November 21, 2021, at 1:10 pm, Portage la Prairie RCMP responded to a report of an unknown male lying in the field behind their property, located on Saskatchewan Avenue East, in Portage la Prairie.

Officers attended to the scene and have determined that a snowmobile, being operated by a 57-year-old male from Portage la Prairie, had been traveling northbound through a field when it drove into a row of trees. The male struck numerous large branches and fell off the machine a short distance away. EMS attended the scene and pronounced the male deceased.

The male was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision. Speed and alcohol are believed to be factors in the collision.

Snowmobile Fatality
Snowmobile Fatality

Portage la Prairie RCMP continue to investigate.

Portage la Prairie RCMP

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