Woman in her 50s dies in snowmobile accident
Police officers from the La Vallée-de-l'Or MRC were called around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. (archives)
Tuesday, in the Senneterre sector, a woman in her fifties reportedly lost control of her snowmobile.
The swerve occurred on an off-road trail.
The snowmobile overturned. Unfortunately, the lady got stuck underneath. She was transported to the hospital where, unfortunately, she was pronounced dead. And she was rescued by relatives who were with her at the time, describes Sergeant Hélène St-Pierre, of the Sûreté du Québec.
An investigation is underway to understand the circumstances of the accident. Sergeant St-Pierre adds that an autopsy will be performed on the victim's body.