A 53-year-old Stittsville man died after a snowmobile crash northwest of Deep River.

Antonio Ricardo was riding on the Swishsa trail near Rapides-des-Joachims, Que. with a group of people when his snowmobile slammed into a tree just after 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Police said he died instantly.

The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.

Last month, a 35-year-old from Bryson, Que. died near the same spot in a similar snowmobiling crash.