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A snowmobile crossing sign marks a crossing on Bay Road in Queensbury on Feb. 8, 2012Derek Pruitt/The Post-Star

WEST TURIN — A Utica man was flown to Upstate Medical University in Syracuse on Wednesday evening after being involved in a snowmobile accident.

According to a Lewis County Sheriff’s Office news release, Scott M. Inman, 47, “failed to negotiate a curve” on the Michigan Mills Road trail, resulting in his snowmobile crashing into a tree beside the trail at about 7:30 p.m.

Mr. Inman was flown by Mercy Flight to the hospital to be treated for unspecified injuries.

State police, Constableville Fire and Ambulance and Lewis County Search and Rescue worked with deputies at the scene.

The accident is under investigation.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

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