A snowmobiler on Newfoundland's west coast was killed in an accident early Monday morning, according to Bay St. George RCMP.

Police said a 46-year-old man from Edmonton was found injured and unresponsive at about 12:23 a.m. following a snowmobile accident in Highlands on Bay St. George.

He was originally from the area, and was back for a visit, police said.

The man was taken to Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital in Stephenville, where he was later pronounced dead.

The investigation is ongoing, but the RCMP said no charges are anticipated.