Snowmobile crash kills Copenhagen man

Snowmobile crash kills Copenhagen man
Lewis County Sheriff's Department patrol car

MARTINSBURG, N.Y. (WWNY) - A Copenhagen man died in a snowmobile crash in the town of Martinsburg over the weekend.

Lewis County sheriff’s deputies say 21-year-old Ladet Goutermout was driving a snowmobile west on Rector Road around 1 a.m. Saturday when he failed to negotiate a curve, went off the road, and struck a tree.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Assisting deputies were Lewis County Search and Rescue and the Martinsburg Fire Department.

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