The driver of a snowmobile is dead after he collided with a pedestrian Sunday morning in Pimicikamak Cree Nation.
RCMP say that members of the Cross Lake detachment responded to the collision around 5:20 a.m.
In a release, the RCMP says that their initial investigation has determined that a snowmobile with two riders, collided with a pedestrian, on the Main Road in the area of New Alberts Lake, in the community.
The driver, a 25-year-old male from Pimicikamak Cree Nation, was taken to the nursing station but succumbed to his injuries.
The pedestrian, a 22-year-old male from Pimicikamak Cree Nation, was taken to the nursing station with serious injuries and later transported to a Winnipeg hospital.
The 21-year-old passenger from Pimicikamak Cree Nation suffered minor injuries.
The driver and passenger were not wearing helmets at the time of the collision.
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the collision.
Cross Lake RCMP along with the Criminal Collision Investigation Team and a Forensic Collision Reconstructionist, continue to investigate.
Pimicikamak Cree Nation is approximately 500 km north of Winnipeg.