Snowmobile fatality named

Members of the Haliburton Highlands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have identified the driver in a fatal snowmobile collision that occurred on Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Club trail E109 on Feb. 2 in the Municipality of Dysart et al.

The snowmobile driver, who was pronounced at the scene attended by the OPP and the Haliburton County Paramedic Services, has been identified as 58-year-old Robert Hubers of Leaskdale.

OPP technical collision investigators and collision reconstructionists attended and are assisting with the investigation of this collision. The office of the chief coroner for Ontario was also requested and attended the scene.

The investigation continues and Haliburton Highlands OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122 or 705-286-1431. Snowmobilers are reminded to use caution at all times. Snowmobiling is an off-road activity that occurs in an unpredictable and uncontrollable natural environment. The OPP is committed to saving lives on Ontario’s highways, trails and waterways through the reduction of preventable injury and death.

– submitted by the OPP