A teenager is dead after his snowmobile collided with a tree north of Elmvale.
Members of the Southern Georgian Bay OPP were dispatched to a section of OFSC trail 301 just north of the Tiny Flos Township Townline at around 4:20 a.m. on Dec. 28. A single snowmobile and its lone occupant had left the trail and struck a tree.
A 16-year-old male from Mapleton Township, the lone operator of the snowmobile, succumb to injuries suffered as a result of the collision.
“Investigators are citing speed and driver inexperience as contributing factors,” said OPP Constable David Hobson. “There was no indication of alcohol.”
The majority of OFSC trails in north Simcoe have recently opened up and are listed as having “limited availability.” As…