OPP investigating fatal snowmobile crash near Vanastra Ont.

OPP snowmobile. (File image)

Huron County OPP are investigating a fatal snowmobile crash southeast of Vanastra Ont.

Police were called around 8:35 a.m. Friday about a family member that hadn't returned home from a snowmobile ride.

A search ensued and the victim was found around 11 a.m. in a bush on private property. The operator was pronounced dead at the scene.

The identity of the person won't be released until next-of-kin are notified.

An autopsy is scheduled to take place Saturday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact OPP.