Alcohol Related Snowmobile Death

In Northwestern Alberta the RCMP says alcohol was a factor and one man has been charged in connection with a fatal snowmobile accident late last week.

It occurred near High Level east Fort Nelson at about 10 o’clock Saturday night when the operator of one of a group of snowmobiles, fell off the machine and was allegedly struck by another one.


The victim was later pronounced dead on arrival at hospital but he remains unidentified.

A police report, which does not include his address, has identified the accused man as Raymond Auger.

He has been charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death and operation of a motor vehicle with over 80 milligrams of alcohol causing death.