On Saturday evening, Feb. 14, at approximately 9 p.m., Antigonish RCMP were dispatched to a snowmobile accident on the Irish Road in Antigonish County. Three snowmobilers were traveling on the Irish Road when one of them went out of control and crashed. The rider was thrown from his machine into the woods. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The deceased is Jason Dale Mason, age 35, from Meadow Green Antigonish County.
The accident is still under investigation to determine the factors that contributed to the crash.