Selkirk RCMP respond to fatal snowmobile collision; speed believed to be a factor

RM of St Clements, Manitoba – Selkirk RCMP responded to a report of a snowmobile rollover that occurred off of Goodman Drive, near Highway 59, in the RM of St Clements on November 18, 2021.

Officers spoke with a witness travelling south on Highway 59, who stated that at approximately 9:40 pm, she observed a snowmobile travelling at a high rate of speed while crossing over Goodman Drive. The snowmobile was seen going into the air, where the driver lost control and rolled. The witness turned around, returned to the scene and located the driver, a 48-year-old male from the RM of St Clements, in medical distress and called 911.

The driver of the snowmobile, who was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision, was taken to hospital in serious condition, where on November 22, he succumbed to his injuries.

Fatal Collision
File Photo – Fatal Collision

Speed is believed to be a factor in the collision.

The investigation continues.

Selkirk RCMP

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