Man dies in snowmobile crash in central NY
ROME — A 38-year-old man has died in a snowmobile accident in central New York.
The Oneida County Sheriff's Office tells local media outlets that Michael Hrim of Rome was riding on a snowmobile trail in Rome when he went off the trail and over a snowbank before hitting a fence and trees around12:45 a.m. Saturday.
Hrim was treated by paramedics and taken by ambulance to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Deputies say it appears excessive speed was a factor in the accident.