A 19-year-old man is dead following what police are describing as a tragic snowmobile accident in Labrador City.
According to the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, the accident in the Southwest Arm area happened shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday. A 911 call at the time reported a man involved in an accident on a snowmobile was non-responsive .
He was pronounced dead at the scene after police, paramedics and Labrador West Ground Search and Rescue responded.
Family of the deceased have been notified. Police said his name will not be released. Its investigation into the cause of the accident is continuing.