16-year-old from Salmon Arm dies in snowmobile accident
A Salmon Arm boy has died following a snowmobile accident near Enderby Sunday.
The 16-year-old became separated from the snowmobile party in the Hunters Range area near Enderby.
Others in the party, including the boy’s father, attempted to radio the boy after he became separated from the group.
When the party backtracked, they found the boy trapped underneath the snowmobile. It appears the boy hit a snow bank before his machine flipped on to of him.
The boy died while being transported to Vernon Jubilee Hospital.