WEST TURIN, NY — The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office investigated a fatal snowmobile accident that occurred Thursday evening, Dec. 29, 2022.
At approximately 6:18 p.m., 42-year-old Brett T. McGowan, of 5747 Sunset Ter., Cicero, was operating a 2021 Polaris Indy XC 850cc North West on trail C4A in the town of West Turin, when he failed to negotiate a curve in the trail and struck a tree.
McGowan was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Assisting on scene was Constableville Fire Department, Constableville Ambulance, Lewis County Search and Rescue and Sullivan’s Towing.
The investigation is ongoing.