Man killed in snowmobile crash
By Chad Ingram
A 51-year-old Tillsonburg man is dead after a snowmobile crash in Gelert on Monday, Jan. 18.
According to the Haliburton Highlands OPP, just before 2 p.m. a snowmobiler travelling west on the Haliburton County Rail Trail entered the intersection at Francis Road, striking a southbound pickup truck.
Francis Road is located off Sedgwick in the hamlet of Gelert in Minden Hills township.
Two women travelling in the pickup truck were not injured, police say.
The Tillsonburg man was pronounced dead. His identity is not being released at the request of the family.
Francis Road was closed for a number of hours Monday as OPP investigated the crash scene.
The accident was the second serious snowmobile crash in Haliburton County in two days after a 41-year-old local man was airlifted to hospital following a crash on Sunday.