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Snowmobile Accident Kills Driver in Perth County

Web posted on February 24, 2014

(MUNICIPALITY OF NORTH PERTH, ON) - On Sunday February 23, 2014, shortly before 4:30 p.m. Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were called to a snowmobile collision near Road 158 and Line 81 (south of Listowel).

Investigation revealed that a snowmobile had been travelling south bound on the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) trail when it veered from the trail and struck a tree.

As a result of the collision, the female operator of the snowmobile, Vickie KERNOHAN (53) of St.Thomas was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Western Region OPP Technical Traffic Investigation Unit attended the scene and is continuing the investigation into the cause of the collision.