Snowmobile collisions results in fatality

February 6, 2017

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On February 3, 2017, at approximately 8:45 p.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), together with the Grey Highlands Fire Department, Grey County Paramedic Services (EMS), the Town of Blue Mountains OPP, and the Town of Blue Mountains Fire Department, responded to a report of a serious, single snowmobile collision on the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) trail on the Town of Blue Mountains–Euphrasia Townline, in the Municipality of Grey Highlands.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the 2013 Ski-doo 800 was travelling northbound on the trail when the operator lost control of the snow machine and, as a result, was ejected.  The victim was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

The deceased has been identified as 25-year old Dylan John ROBINSON of Nottawasaga, Ontario. A post-mortem examination is being conducted.


On February 5, 2017 at 11:13 a.m., the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a snowmobile collision at the Fisherman’s Cove park along Southline Avenue in Kinloss Township.  Officers arrived with members of the Lucknow Fire department and Bruce County paramedic services to find that a Red Arctic Cat F7 snowmobile had struck a tree.

The operator, a 55-year-old London woman, was taken to a local hospital for treatment.  She was later airlifted to a London hospital for treatment of serious, non-life threatening, injuries.

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122. 


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On January 31, 2017 at 8:12 a.m., the South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a break, enter and theft from a residence along Karishea Avenue in Kinloss Township. 

Sometime between 9:00 p.m. on January 30, 2017 and 8:00 a.m. on January 31, 2017 the home was forcibly entered.  The list of missing items includes 4 Yellow Dewalt drills, 4 Yellow Dewalt skill saws, Dewalt tool box, Stileta hammer drill, Yellow Dewalt cement drill, Yellow Dewalt saws all and a numerous copper plumbing fittings.  The value of the stolen property is estimated to be more than $4,600.


Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or send a web-tip to crimestop-gb.org, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

Charges have yet to be proven in Court

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