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Fatal snowmobile crash in northern N.B.

By Brad Perry Mar 20, 2024 | 3:14 PM

A 42-year-old man has died following a snowmobile crash in northern New Brunswick.

The crash happened near Governor’s Lodge, a wilderness resort in the Popple Depot area, about an hour’s drive from Bathurst.

Mounties said they received a call about the crash shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday.

“The crash is believed to have occurred when the driver hit a patch of uneven ground, hit his head, and fell off the snowmobile,” RCMP said in a news release.

The victim was from the community of Little River.

Popple Depot is about a one-hour drive from Bathurst. Image: ©2024 Google