A 72-year-old Rural Municipality of Springfield man has died after the snowmobile he was riding collided with a fence on a rural property located on Pleasant Road.

On January 17, 2022, at 2:25pm, Oakbank RCMP responded to a report of a snowmobile collision that occurred in a field near a rural property located on Pleasant Road in the RM of Springfield.

Officers attended to the scene and were flagged down by several individuals who were providing medical assistance to the snowmobile driver.

Police investigation has determined that a 72-year-old RM of Springfield man was operating a snowmobile in a field, when he collided with a fence on the property.

RCMP report that the driver of the snowmobile, who was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision, was pronounced deceased on scene.

Speed and alcohol are not believed to be a factor in the collision.