OPP investigating fatal snowmobile collision in South Frontenac

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A snowmobile collision in South Frontenac Township has claimed the life of a 22 year old South Frontenac resident.

At approximately 4:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, officers from the Frontenac Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with South Frontenac Fire and Rescue and Frontenac Paramedics were called to a field just off of Milburn Rd, in South Frontenac Township, for a collision involving a snowmobile.

According to a release from OPP, dated Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, the snowmobile driver Zachary Greenlees, a 22-year-old from Inverary Ontario, was pronounced deceased as a result of the collision. 

OPP say the snowmobile Zachary was operating struck a mound of dirt in the field. Zachary and the passenger were thrown from the machine, according to the release. Two friends on a separate snowmobile stopped and provided medical care until South Frontenac Fire and Ambulance arrived. The passenger was uninjured.

OPP Technical Collision Investigators and a Collision Reconstructionist are assisting with the investigation. Anyone with information regarding this collision are asked to contact the Frontenac Detachment of the OPP at 613-372-1932 or at 1-888-310-1122.

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