37-year-old American man dead after snowmobile crashes into tree in Haliburton County

Collision happened Friday night on snowmobile trail in Township of Algonquin Highlands

An Ontario Provincial Police vehicle in the winter. (Photo: OPP)

A 37-year-old American man is dead following a single snowmobile collision in Haliburton County on Friday night (February 10).

At around 10:40 p.m., members of the Haliburton Highlands detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and emergency services responded to a report of a single snowmobile collision on an Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Club trail between Little Hawk Lake and Big Hawk Lake in the Township of Algonquin Highlands.

The snowmobile had crashed into a tree and the lone rider was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The victim is a 37-year-old man from Lancaster, New York, but police have not released his name.

Police are continuing to investigate the collision.

Anyone with any information in relation to the investigation is asked to call the Haliburton Highlands OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).


This story has been updated with a correction issued by the OPP for the location of the collision.