Weekend snowmobile crash claims life of 49-year-old man

A snowmobiler in northern New Brunswick died on the weekend when his machine failed to make a turn and hit a tree.

The crash happened Saturday just after 7 p.m. near Bathurst.

The 49-year-old victim from Lutes Mountain was driving on a groomed trail about one kilometre from the Roger's Lake lodge.

Police say the man was wearing a helmet.