OPP News Release
MCMURRICH/MONTEITH TWP - The Almaguin Highlands Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a fatal snowmobile collision that occurred on Sunday, February 9, 2014 at approximately 9:45a.m.
The operator was snowmobiling on groomed Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) trail 711on Harrison Lake Road, McMurrich/Monteith Township when his snowmobile struck a tree.
The Almaguin Highlands OPP, North East Region Technical Traffic Collision Investigator (TTCI), Parry Sound Emergency Medical Service (EMS) and the McMurrich/Monteith Fire Department attended the location of the collision where the victim was pronounced deceased.
Speed was determined to be a factor in the collision.
A post mortem is scheduled for Herb BISHOP (56) of Paris, Ontario on Monday February 10, 2014.