State Police investigating fatal snowmobile accident
New York State Police are investigating a snowmobile crash that left an Elizabethtown teen dead.
At about 7:45 Friday night, state police say they responded to a snowmobile crash in the town of Westport.
Police say a snowmobile being driven by 37-year-old Randy Dezalia of Elizabethtown got caught in a snowbank. He lost control, went over an embankment and overturned.
Dezalia and his passenger, 16-year-old Bechham Egglefield, also of Elizabethtown, were thrown from the sled.
Dezalia was treated for a leg injury. Egglefield was transported to the hospital in Plattsburgh where he died.
The investigation is continuing.