04/13/2014 09:00 EDT | Updated 06/13/2014 05:59 EDT

Snowmobile driver dies after hitting moose in Lagaceville

A 26-year-old Saint Wilfred, N.B., man is dead after he hit a moose with his snowmobile on Saturday, according to New Brunswick police.

Neguac RCMP say it happened on a snowmobile trail near Route 455.

They have not released his name.

RCMP say this marks the sixth fatal snowmobile crash in their territory this year.