Local man, 18, dies in Sunday snowmobile collision

Incident Date
Monday, March 18, 2019 - 12:30
Incident Number
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2019-03-18

On March 17th, 2019, at 3:44am, Thunder Bay Police were dispatched to a field in the area of Boulter Road and John Street Road in the Municipality of Oliver Paipoonge for a single vehicle collision involving a snowmobile.

The investigation has revealed that the snowmobile, driven by an 18 year old Thunder Bay male, was travelling in a northbound direction across a field when it collided with a large row of hay bales.

The 18-year-old male driver died as a result of the injuries sustained in this collision.

The Thunder Bay Police Traffic Unit attended the scene and gathered evidence.

The investigation is ongoing.

Next of kin has been notified. The identity of the deceased is being withheld at the request of the family.


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