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Old 01-22-2012, 08:52 AM   #1 (permalink)
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CANASTOTA MAN DIES IN LEWIS COUNTY SNOWMOBILE ACCIDENT

Story Published: Jan 22, 2012 at 12:52 AM EST
Story Updated: Jan 22, 2012 at 12:52 AM EST
A Canastota man is dead following a snowmobile accident in Lewis County.
State Police in Lowville say it happened at about 12:30 p.m. Saturday on snow trail C4A, south of Kraeger Road in the Town of West Turin.

The victim, 56 year-old Edward Kohles of Canastota, was traveling south when he lost control, was ejected and then struck by another snowmobile traveling in the opposite direction.
Lewis County Sheriff's Department, Constableville Ambulance and Lewis County Coronerís Office assisted at the scene.
Officials say Mr. Kohles was pronounced deceased on the scene.
State Police are continuing their investigation into the accident.

Canastota Man Dies in Lewis County Snowmobile Accident | WWNY TV 7 - News, Weather and Sports for | Watertown, NY | Local News

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Death Near Barnes Corners
There Was A Death On The Mile Strip This Morning @ Approx 2:30 Am. TRAIL C-5
Details Have Not Been Released Yet But It Appears To Involve A Sled Hitting A Tree. Investigation Continues By The Lewis County Sheriffs Dept

Snowmobile Trail Condition Reports and Discussion Forum - Death Near Barnes Corners
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Old 01-22-2012, 10:45 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Wow...2 at once. Not good. Condolences to the families.
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Pray for their souls and their families... My condolences to them.
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We were pulled over bye the popo around 9pm, just checking us over, the man that passed away earlier in the day went around a corner hit a patch of ice and rolled it into on coming traffic, I cannot stress enough, how icy it was in spots, definitely need to back it down on the corners,

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It's Very icy
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very sad. i went up fri afternoon and bailed saturday. i was telling my wife when i got home that it was no place for inexperiance right now. i ride a 1000 c/f w/o studs and it would have been very easy to get yourself hurt. if you plan on going take the warnings seriously.....
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stopped at the big bear in redfield this morning-riders were saying somebody went thru the ice on the reservoir yesterday.don't know about the rider,but the sled is still in there.
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x2 very icy in spots. people need to respect the laws of physics plain and simple. was up there yesterday and was amazed at what i saw from fellow riders. the inevitable happened
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Actually, there were three fatal accidents.

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I heard there was a third fatality in Taberg last night also. Lets all take it just a little easier.
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