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Man killed in snowmobile crash

By Chad Ingram

A 51-year-old Tillsonburg man is deadafter a snowmobile crash in Gelert on Monday Jan. 18.

According to the Haliburton HighlandsOPP just before 2 p.m. a snowmobiler travelling west on theHaliburton County Rail Trail entered the intersection at FrancisRoad striking a southbound pickup truck.

Francis Road is located off Sedgwick inthe hamlet of Gelert in Minden Hills township.

Two women travelling in the pickuptruck were not injured police say.

The Tillsonburg man was pronounceddead. His identity is not being released at the request of thefamily.

Francis Road was closed for a number ofhours Monday as OPP investigated the crash scene.

The accident was the second serioussnowmobile crash in Haliburton County in two days after a 41-year-oldlocal man was airlifted to hospital following a crash on Sunday.