(Oro-Medonte, ON)- Barrie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a two snow machine collision, that occurred at 1:46 pm Saturday, February 18th just off Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Club Trail B near Line 15 north in Oro-Medonte Township. A Red Yamaha snowmobile traveling southbound near OFSC Trail B collided head on with an Arctic Cat travelling north bound off the trail. The snow machines collided head on. As a result of the impact the driver of the Yamaha, Henry MUDDE age 60 of Innisfil sustained fatal injuries. The 22 year old driver of the Arctic Cat from Innisfil received minor Injuries. OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigator (TTCI) is continuing the investigation.
The OPP is committed to saving lives on Ontario’ s highways, trails and waterways through high visibility patrols and enforcement in order to reduce preventable injuries and death. Officers will be out in full force with RADAR units conducting speed enforcement on Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Club trails. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to remind snowmobile operators the speed limit is 50km/h on the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) trails and 20km/h on city streets. Visit opp.ca for more information.