RCMP investigating fatal head-on snowmobile collision

January 31, 2020
Sormany, New Brunswick

News release

A 55-year-old man from Bathurst has died following a collision between two snowmobiles that occurred in Sormany, N.B., a community northwest of Bathurst.

Shortly after 4 p.m. on January 30, 2020, Bathurst RCMP responded to a call of a head-on collision between a snowmobile heading eastbound and one heading westbound on a groomed trail.

The 55-year-old man died at the scene as a result of his injuries. The male driver of the other snowmobile was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Alcohol is not believed to be a contributing factor in the crash. Both men were wearing helmets.

The investigation is ongoing.


Contact information

Sgt. Marc Tremblay
Bathurst Detachment
Northeast District RCMP
506- 548-7771

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