Members of the Lanark County Detachment of the OPP are investigating a fatal collision involving two snowmobiles.
On February 5, 2023, just after 5:00 p.m., officers responded to a collision on Ramsay Concession 12, slightly north of Hamilton Side Road. For reasons still under investigation, a snowmobile travelling at the rear of a group struck another machine. Both drivers were thrown from their snowmobiles.
The driver of the rear snowmobile, a 58-year-old from Beckwith Township, was transported to a local hospital by ambulance where he was pronounced deceased. The other driver sustained minor injuries.
The investigation continues with assistance from the OPP Technical Collision Investigators and Reconstructionist.