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Thursday, October 21, 2021

Fatal snowmobile crash in Essex County

LEMINGTON — A 53-year-old man was killed in a snowmobile crash in Essex County last night.

At around 7:00 p.m. police responded to a report of a fatal snowmobile crash on VAST Trail 96 by the intersection of Todd Hill Road, in the town of Lemington.

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The victim was identified as Bruce Bohonowicz, of Greenfield, MA.

Police say the initial investigation revealed the snowmobile traveled off of the groomed trail in the area of a sharp curve, causing the right ski to travel up a steep embankment.

Bohonowicz was subsequently thrown from the sled, colliding with a nearby tree.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the crash is still under investigation.

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