***UPDATED: Head-on snowmobile crash claims life of Bathurst man
A Bathurst man is dead following a snowmobile crash on a trail in Northeast New Brunswick.
The RCMP says the 56-year-old man died at the scene following a head-on collision near the Sormany Snowmobile Club, outside of Bathurst, just after 4pm on Thursday afternoon.
The driver of the other snowmobile, a 59-year-old man from White's Lake, Nova Scotia, was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries..
RCMP Sgt. Mark Tremblay says alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.
Both men were wearing helmets.
The investigation is on-going.