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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

One Dead, Following Snowmobile Crash Near Ethel

Huron East | by Fadi Didi  
OPP say 14 year old girl the victim of a fatal crash Monday night at a section of trail between Krauter Line and Henfryn Line.

A 14 year-old girl killed in a snowmobile crash near Ethel this week, has been identified.

Huron OPP say Taylor Long of Huron East died Monday night, when her machine entered a steep ditch off a marked trail, and was struck by a second machine that also went into the ditch.

Investigators say the teen was attempting to take her snowmobile across the drainage ditch between Krauter Line and Henfryn Line when the incident happened.

Both machines had been travelling on a marked trail.

Police say Long was pronounced dead on arrival at hospital, while the second operator was treated for minor injuries and released.

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