Man killed in snowmobile crash near Sugarloaf Provincial Park

Police say a 49-year-old Campbellton man is dead following a snowmobile crash near Sugarloaf Provincial Park.

RCMP Sgt. René Labbé said a snowmobiler came across the crash along Route 11 in Atholville around 11:30 a.m. Friday.

"It appears the man's snowmobile left the trail, went over an embankment and ended up in a stream," Labbé said in a news release. "He was pronounced dead at the scene."

Police say the cause of the crash remains under investigation.