Snowmobiler Killed Near Dillon In Crash With Truck

Friday, January 27, 2006 at 15:34



A collision between a snowmobile and a pickup truck last night near Dillon has claimed the life of a 32-year-old local man.


The RCMP say the crash happened around 10:00 last on a seasonal ice road on Peter Pone Lake near an area known as Buckley’s Point.


The victim was the driver and lone occupant of the snow machine and died at the scene.


The three occupants of the truck were not hurt.


The cause of the crash is still under investigation, but the Mounties say it appears the snowmobile struck the side of the truck at an angle.


The RCMP say the victim was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.


His name has not been released.