Essex County man killed in snowmobile crash

in Essex County/Gilman/Lunenburg

LUNENBURG — A 52-year-old man from Gilman was killed in a snowmobile crash on Sunday.


At around 4:00 p.m. police responded with Lunenburg Fire and members of Lancaster New Hampshire Fire and Rescue to a single snowmobile crash on the 2F2 Vast trail in Lunenburg.

Investigators say Richard P. Ramsay Jr., 52, of Gilman, was thrown from his snowmobile after coming in contact with a tree partially across the trail.

Ramsey was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the crash is still under investigation but that speed, alcohol and defective brakes are all factors in the crash.

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