Three people killed when snowmobiles fly off embankment

Three people have been killed in a snowmobile accident south of Edgerton.

EDGERTON — Three people have been killed in a snowmobile accident south of Edgerton.

RCMP say the crash happened late Wednesday night.

Two people who survived the crash say that four snowmobiles were travelling east in a field and suddenly came upon a six-metre embankment.

All four machines flew off the incline and landed on a highway below.

The trio who were killed died at the scene while the survivors were taken to hospital in nearby Provost.

RCMP say officers on the scene noticed a case of beer strapped to one of the snowmobiles.

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