Sledder Killed In Accident South Of Falcon Lake

Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:18 PM

The RCMP in Falcon Lake are investigating a fatal snowmobile accident.

The Mounties say they were contacted around 11:30 yesterday (Tuesday) morning about an accident on the Can/Am Trail, about 40 kilometers south of Falcon Lake.

Two sledders from Steinbach were both heading south on the trail, when one of the sleds struck a tree.

Police say a 25 year old man died as a result of the collision.

The RCMP say he was wearing a helmet at the time, and alcohol is not considered a factor in the accident.