Two die in Espanola snowmobile collisionSaturday, December 28, 2013 by: SooToday.com Staff
OPP NEWS RELEASE
Preliminary investigation revealed an eastbound motorized snow vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on the south shoulder of Lee Valley Road struck a male pedestrian who was also eastbound on the south shoulder of the road.
The 43-year-old male pedestrian, from Webbwood, ON, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 58-year-old male snowmobiler, from Massey, ON, was transported to Espanola General Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
The investigation is continuing with the assistance of an OPP Collision Reconstructionist and an OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigator.
No names are being released at this time pending notification of next of kin.
Post mortems will be conducted in Sudbury on Monday, December 30th and Tuesday, December 31st, 2013.