SSM OPP – Two Men die in Snowmobile Collision on OFSC Trail D – UPDATE Victims Identified

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( WLSAY TOWNSHIP, ON) –  At approximately 4:15 pm on February 20, 2016 Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a head on motorized snow vehicle collision on the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) “D” Trail north of Searchmont. The drivers have been identified as Thomas KAZEMIER, 45 years of age from Middleville, Michigan and Lance McCONNELL, 59 years of age of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Both succumbed to their injuries at the scene. A post mortem is scheduled for February 22, 2016.  The investigation remains ongoing. IMG_0785-2 EARLIER Feb 21, 2016 @ 12:04  

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( SCHREMBRI TOWNSHIP, ON) –  At approximately 4:15 pm on February 20, 2016  Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a head on motorized snow vehicle collision on the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) “D” Trail north of Searchmont. OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) attended the scene.  Sault Search and Rescue (SSAR), Searchmont Fire and Rescue, the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) and Sault Ambulance assisted due to the remoteness of the collision. Both drivers, one 59 year old male from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario and a 45 year old male from Michigan succumb to their injuries at the scene. No names are being released pending notification to next-of-kin. The investigation is continuing. Editor’s Note: Wawa-news readers may note that the name of the township on the map is Schembri, not Schrembri as in the OPP press release. Wawa-news has not been able to confirm with Wawa or SSM OPP, but there is no township named Schrembri, but there is a Schembri along the OFSC D Trail.

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