1999/2000 Snowmobile Fatalities;

DAY

DATE

TIME

TRAIL

AGE

SEX

LOCATION

CAUSE

YEAR OF S.V.

MAKE

Passenger

Home

1

Wed

03-Nov

21:17

Y

16

M

Springwater Twp., Barrie O.P.P. O.F.S.C Cen Reg.

Snowmobile struck a tree which had fallen across trail. Dr. succumbed to injuries 07 Nov.

2000

700 SkiDoo

No

Local

2

Fri

24-Dec

21;00

N

34

M

Tiny Twp, Midland O.P.P. O.F.S.C Cen Reg

Driver lost control on roadway and was ejected into trees. Deceased on Jan 2/2000

1997

Polaris XCR

No

Local

3

Wed

29-Dec

1900-2400

N

54

M

Bay of Islands, Manitoulin Island O.P.P. O.F.S.C Ne Reg.

Snowmobile through the ice.

2000

Yamaha 480

No

                    Local

4

Wed

29-Dec

1900-2400

N

44

F

Bay of Islands, Manitoulin Island O.P.P. O.F.S.C Ne Reg.

Snowmobile through the ice.

2000

Yamaha 480

Yes

          Local

5

Sat

8-Jan

0100-0500

Y

26

M

City of Thunder Bay

Snowmobile struck a snowbank.

1993

Polaris XLT

No

Local

6

Sat

15-Jan

11:00

N

45

M

City of Sudbury

Snowmobile traveling S/B on a road struck an oncoming vehicle in the N/B lane, was ejected and struck the trailer being towed by the vehicle.

1998

Arctic Cat ZRT 600

No

Visitor

7

Sat

15-Jan

11:20

N

56

M

S/of Hwy 560, Westree O.P.P. O.F.S.C NE Reg

Snowmobile rolled and struck another snowmobile. Driver was ejected

2000

Polaris 800

No

Visitor

8

Sat

15-Jan

22:37

N

31

F

Northern Lights Road Thunder Bay O.P.P. O.F.S.C NW Reg

Driver fell off snowmobile and was struck by another snowmobile.

1997

Arctic Cat 440

No

Local

9

Sun

23-Jan

19:30

N

42

M

Esson Lake, Monmouth Twp. O.P.P. O.F.S.C C. Reg

Snowmobile on lake struck rocks and trees at the shore line.

1995

SkiDoo STX

No

Visitor

10

Sun

23-Jan

19:55

N

29

F

Cooks Bay, Georgina Twp York Regional Police

Snowmobile crossing Cooks Bay struck a pressure crack or fissure .Driver and passenger were thrown off. Passenger succumbed to injuries.

1999

Arctic ZRT

Yes

Local

11

Sun

23-Jan

23:15

N

34

M

Dover Twp, Chatham Police O.F.S.C 5

While traveling in frozen ditch snowmobile struck a cement culvert and driver was thrown off.

1988

Arctic Cat 650

No

Local

12

Tues

15-Feb

19:15

N

19

M

Bonfield Line, Nipissing O.P.P. O.F.S.C Ne Reg

Snowmobile north bound on road struck a southbound vehicle at the crest of a hill.

1996

SkiDoo Formula

No

Local

13

Sat

19-Feb

20:30

Y

29

M

North Bay City O.F.S.C

Snowmobile coming to a roadway became airborne and struck a vehicle on the road.

1994

Yamaha 600

No

Local

14

Sat

19-Feb

11:00

Y

26

M

O.F.S.C Trail F, 26 kms south of Chapleau O.P.P. O.F.S.C NE Reg.

Snowmobile northbound on trail failed to negotiate a curve and driver and sled struck trees.

1999

SkiDoo 600

No

Visitor

15

Tues

22-Feb

21:51

Y

16

M

O.F.S.C Trail at Hwy 23, Sebringville area O.P.P. O.F.S.C W Reg. 9

Snowmobile failed to stop at stop sign and struck Local vehicle on roadway. Driver succumbed to injuries 05 Mar 00

1998

Polaris 440

No

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