THESSALON, Ont. - Provincial police say a 20-year-old man has died in a snowmobile accident on a frozen river in northern Ontario.

Members of the OPP's East Algoma detachment were called to the incident in Thessalon, on the north shore of Lake Huron, on Sunday afternoon.

They say a local man was killed when the snowmobile he was driving lost control on the Thessalon River and crashed into a bridge.

A team of technical investigators has been called in and an autopsy is scheduled for the coming days in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.

Police have identified the victim as Nicolas Barber of Thessalon.