Woman dies af­ter snow­mo­bile crash

The News (New Glasgow) - - REGIONAL -

EN­FIELD, N.S. — A 25-year-old Nova Sco­tia woman has died fol­low­ing a snow­mo­bile crash on Suther­land Lake in Cum­ber­land County.

Ox­ford RCMP say they re­sponded to a 911 call at 6:20 p.m. Fri­day night, not far from the Cobe­quid Pass toll plaza on High­way 104. Po­lice say a woman from En­field, N.S., died near the scene af­ter be­ing thrown from the ve­hi­cle.

They say an adult male pas­sen­ger was also thrown as a re­sult of the snow­mo­bile crash but was not in­jured.

The Moun­ties say an ini­tial in­ves­ti­ga­tion in­di­cates the snow­mo­bile struck a piece of land on the lake while vis­i­bil­ity was low due to white-out con­di­tions.

The in­ves­ti­ga­tion is on­go­ing.

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