A man has died at hospital after driving his snowmobile through a barbed wire fence in the city’s northeast Wednesday afternoon.


EMS was called to a field in the 4600 block of 84 Avenue NE after the man drove his snowmobile into the fence. He was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries. The driver was pronounced dead at the hospital shortly after his arrival.


Police are investigating the incident and haven’t determined yet if speed or alcohol were factors.