Deadly Snowmobile Crash in Town of Montague

Deadly Snowmobile Crash in Town of Montague

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One man is dead after a snowmobile crash Saturday in Lewis County.

It happened on Parker Road/Trail C5A around 1:45 p.m. in the town of Montague.

The Lewis County Sheriff's Office said Nicholas Kaplin, 34, of Hamlin, NY, lost control, left the trail and collided with a tree.

Authorities said he died at the scene of the crash.

Kaplin was assessed by Lewis County Search and Rescue/EMS and LifeNet.

Deputies were assisted on scene by Martinsburg Fire Department, New York State Police, NYSDEC and Turck's Towing. 

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