In the deadliest season in 4 years, just about 30 individuals have passed on in snowmobile mishaps this winter, the most recent exploited person a 4 year old kid.
Saturday around 5pm, the tyke and two ladies were riding a snowmobile on an uncontrolled trail close Saint-Léon-le-Grand in Bas Saint Laurent.
Police say the driver lost control and the machine moved a few times into trees.
The two ladies and kid were transported to healing center, where the kid was claimed dead.
The young man was not wearing a helmet.
An examination will look at the machine and accident site for more hints about the circumstances of the deadly accident.