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Snowmobiler killed after sled leaves trail, crashes into trees (update)

Victim of Sunday afternoon tragedy was 58-year-old North York woman who was lone occupant, say OPP
2022-01-16 fatal snowmobile crash
A woman from North York was killed Sunday afternoon in a snowmobile crash in Georgian Bay Township.

7 p.m. update:

OPP investigators have identified the deceased operator of the snowmobile as 58-year-old Carrie Glass of North York. The location of the crash scene has been updated to the following using the What3Words app The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Jan. 16 original release:

Officers from the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched at 4:22 p.m. Jan. 16, 2022 to a report that a snowmobile with a lone operator had left the trail and crashed into the trees.

The location of the crash is near the intersection of Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) trails 11 A & C, south of Hanson Road, Georgian Bay Township (which were closed at the time).

Emergency services attended and assisted officers and other trail riders in triaging the 58-year-old female operator from North York who tragically passed away at the scene from injuries sustained in the crash.

Investigators are being assisted by members of the OPP Central Region Traffic Unit who specialize in serious crash investigation.

Updates will be provided as they become available. 

To view area OFSC snowmobile trail conditions, please view the following link.