snowmobile crash http://nhpr.org en Five Snowmobile Crashes Saturday http://nhpr.org/post/five-snowmobile-crashes-saturday <p>There were five snowmobile crashes in the North Country Saturday, including two on rental machines, according to New Hampshire Fish and Game.</p><p>Three of the five accidents resulted in injuries and in&nbsp;two cases they were described as serious, according to Sergeant Mark Ober.</p><p>One happened about 11 a.m. near Whitefield. It involved Cydney Johnson, 42, of Alton who was on a guided tour. It is thought she accelerated by mistake, causing her snowmobile to hit a tree. She was taken by helicopter to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.</p> Sun, 09 Feb 2014 02:23:19 +0000 Chris Jensen 43255 at http://nhpr.org Berlin Woman Killed: Second Snowmobile Fatality In A Week http://nhpr.org/post/berlin-woman-killed-second-snowmobile-fatality-week <p>A Berlin woman was killed Saturday night in a snowmobile accident, the second time in a week that there’s been a fatal snowmobile accident in the North Country.</p><p>Lucie Gagnon, 58, was killed just before 10 p.m. at Success Pond when she hit an embankment and large tree, Fish and Game Conservation Officer Mark Ober reported in a news release.</p><p>“Mrs. Gagnon suffered severe trauma as a result of the crash and died at the scene,” Ober said.</p> Sun, 02 Feb 2014 17:27:22 +0000 Chris Jensen 42861 at http://nhpr.org Man Dies In Snowmobile Crash In North Country http://nhpr.org/post/man-dies-snowmobile-crash-north-country <p>A Connecticut man was killed early Saturday morning in a snowmobile accident in Errol, according to a news release from New Hampshire Fish and Game officer Glen Lucas.</p><p>The man was identified as Louis Voegeli Jr., 56, &nbsp;of Woodbury.</p><p>He was traveling with three other snowmobiles about 2 a.m.&nbsp;when he failed to make a turn and hit a tree on 13 Mile Woods trail approximately 2 miles north of Millsfield Pond Road in Errol.</p> Sat, 16 Mar 2013 12:36:33 +0000 Chris Jensen 23816 at http://nhpr.org Three Snowmobile Crashes Saturday In North Country http://nhpr.org/post/three-snowmobile-crashes-saturday-north-country <p>There were three snowmobile crashes in the North Country Saturday, including two in which riders were injured, according to New Hampshire Fish and Game.</p><p>The first involved 32-year-old Kevin Brigham of Brookline, New Hampshire who lost control of his snowmobile and struck an oncoming snowmobile, Conservation Officer Geoffrey Younglove wrote in a news release. Brigham suffered internal injuries in the crash on Trail 18 and was taken by helicopter to a hospital in Maine.</p> Sun, 10 Mar 2013 13:32:08 +0000 Chris Jensen 23421 at http://nhpr.org Milan Woman Hurt In Snowmobile Crash http://nhpr.org/post/milan-woman-hurt-snowmobile-crash <p>A Milan woman was seriously injured in a snowmobile crash in the North Country on Saturday, according to New Hampshire Fish and Game.</p><p>In a news release Conservation Officer Glen Lucas said Ashley Devost, 22, was riding in the dark on Lake Umbagog when she struck the shoreline and was thrown from the machine.</p><p>Lucas said Devost had been ice fishing with friends and told them she was going for a short ride. When she didn’t return they began searching. It is thought she&nbsp; was on the ground for about an hour before being located.</p> Sun, 24 Feb 2013 13:48:13 +0000 Chris Jensen 22526 at http://nhpr.org Massachusetts Man Injured in Snowmobile Crash http://nhpr.org/post/massachusetts-man-injured-snowmobile-crash <p>A 20-year-old Massachusetts man suffered leg and back injuries Monday afternoon in a snowmobile crash in Pittsburg, according to a news release from New Hampshire Fish and Game.</p><p>Kyle Mondeau of East Taunton crashed about 1 p.m. when he lost control of his snowmobile on a turn and struck some small trees.</p><p>Fish and Game said it appeared excessive speed was a factor.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 22:54:15 +0000 Chris Jensen 22179 at http://nhpr.org