Dysart et al man found dead after snowmobile collision

OPP are investigating a snowmobile collision after the death of a Dysart et al man March 23.

Bancroft OPP attended the scene of the collision in Hastings Highlands off Highway 127, on E109 trail. Paramedics and the Hastings Highlands fire department also attended and located the 67-year-old Gordon Scheffee. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The cause of the collision is currently still under investigation and a post-mortem examination is scheduled for the start of next week,” Bancroft OPP said in a March 24 press release.

A technical collision investigator and a reconstructionist also attended the scene to assist. The E109 trail was closed for approximately five hours for the investigation.

“This is the first fatal motor vehicle collision investigation in the Bancroft Detachment area for 2019,” OPP said.


Scheffee’s daughter, Elisa Scheffee said the cause of death was a heart attack, which caused her father to fall off his skidoo

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