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21 January 2012
Snowmobile Fatal Crash in Lewis County
(West Turin, NY - January 21, 2012) - State Police in Lowville investigated a fatal snowmobile accident that occurred at approximately 12:30 pm this afternoon on snow trail #C4A south of Kraeger Road in the Town of West Turin.
Edward A. Kohles, 56 years old, of Canastota, NY was operating a 2011 Polaris traveling southeasterly on said trail when he lost control of his snowmobile and was ejected and struck by another snowmobile traveling in the opposite direction. Lewis County Sheriff's Department, Constableville Ambulance and Lewis County Coroner’s Office assisted at the scene. Mr. Kohles was pronounced deceased on the scene.
The investigation into this accident is still on going.
Case Agent - Inv. James R. Goodman, SP Lowville (315) 376-6513.
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