Yellowknife RCMP say a 46-year-old Yellowknife man passed away from his injuries following a snowmobile accident on Saturday, January 12.

The man, who has not been identified, ran into a rock covered in snow and was thrown from his sled.

Another snowmobiler sledding in the area came across the accident, called the RCMP, and provided first aid to the victim.

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The accident happened near Reid Lake, northeast of the city.

Police are working with the NWT Coroner’s Service to investigate.

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