Police investigating fatal snowmobile crash on Haliburton County trail

Lone operator of snowmobile was pronounced dead at the scene of Wednesday afternoon collision

An Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) police car. (Photo: OPP)

Police are investigating a fatal snowmobile crash in the Municipality of Dysart et al in Haliburton County early Wednesday afternoon (February 2).

At around 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Haliburton County OPP responded to a single snowmobile collision on the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Club’s trail E109.

The lone operator of the snowmobile was pronounced dead at the scene. Police have identified the victim as 58-year old Robert Hubers of Leaskdale.

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The investigation is continuing and further details will be provided when they become available.

Haliburton Highlands OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122 or 705-286-1431.

If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at khcrimestoppers.com.


The story has been updated with the name of the victim as released by police.