Conor Shea of Pleasant View has been identified as the 14-year-old snowmobiler who died in a crash Sunday in the small community near Tignish.
The snowmobile Conor was driving collided with a car on the Coastal Drive Road just north of the Thompson Road at approximately 3:10 p.m. Sunday. The collision occurred when the snowmobiler went to cross the road.
The road was blocked to all traffic late afternoon into the evening while emergency services were on scene.
The son of Micheal and Patricia Shea, Conor had three siblings, according to the death announcement from the West Prince Funeral Home.
He was also involved in minor hockey in Tignish, which is accepting memorial donations of hockey jerseys in his name.
Hockey P.E.I. posted on its Facebook page, "The hockey community is saddened by the tragic news and passing of Conor Shea. Conor was a member of the Tignish Bantam AA team. We extend our deepest thoughts and prayers to the entire Shea family."
Visiting hours at the funeral home are Wednesday at 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral will be held at the Immaculate Conception Church, Palmer Road, Thursday at 1 p.m.
Besides the hockey jerseys, memorial donations for P. E. I. Right to Life are also requested by the family.