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Snowmobiler loses controls and hits tree

Posted on April 17, 2021

On 20 February 2021 at approximately 1:30 pm Owen Sound Police were dispatched to the snowmobile trail running between Superior Street and 8th Street East regarding a sled hitting a tree.

The investigation revealed that a 43-year-old Shelburne resident failed to negotiate a turn and struck a tree.  The collision resulted in a broken wrist and significant damage to the sled.

Owen Sound Police continue to conduct an enforcement initiative  on the snowmobile trail and remind snowmobilers to obey the posted speed limit.