A 34 year old Georgian Bay Twp. man is dead following a snowmobile crash outside of Mactier.
Friday at 1:10 a.m., members of the Bracebridge Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Georgian Bay Fire Department and Muskoka Paramedic Service were dispatched to a trail outside of the Town of Mactier in Georgian Bay Twp. to a collision involving a motorized snow vehicle that struck a tree.
An initial investigation revealed that two males were riding a snowmobile and for a yet to be determined reason hit the tree.
Deceased is the operator 34 yr old Matthew Lusk of Georgian Bay twp.
The passenger, a 31 year old male also from Georgian Bay was transported to hospital with serious injuries.
The investigation into this collision is ongoing with the assistance of the OPP Central Region Technical Traffic Collision Investigation (T.T.C.I.) Unit.