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Man dies in Lewis County snowmobile crash

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Published: Jan. 21, 2022 at 2:50 PM EST
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TOWN OF OSCEOLA, New York (WWNY) - A Buffalo-area man was killed in a snowmobile crash in Lewis County Thursday night.

The sheriff’s office said 49-year-old Derek Hortman of West Seneca was operating a Ski-Doo on Trail C5C in the town of Osceola when he failed to negotiate a curve, left the trail and struck a group of trees.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials said they’re still investigating the crash.

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