A man was killed in a snowmobile accident in Lewis County on December 29. According to the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office, the victim of the snowmobile accident that happened in the Town of West Turin, New York, was identified as thirty-two-year-old Jason Norfolk from Jordan, New York.
The deputies reported that Norfolk was driving a 2021 MXZ TNT 600 snowmobile, and while he was going northbound on North Road, he didn’t negotiate a left-hand curve and hit a tree while exiting the trail.
Norfolk was pronounced dead at the scene.
Lewis County Sheriff’s said that Deputies responded to the snowmobile accident in Lewis County at about 7:44 p.m. on December 29.
The Sheriff’s Office got help from the New York State Police, Constableville Ambulance, Lewis County Search and Rescue, and Sullivan’s Towing.
Snowy, wet, and icy roads are one of the biggest reasons for accidents in the winter months. Speeding and not being able to operate the vehicle in such conditions can be deadly.
If you were involved in such an accident (no matter if it was a one-vehicle or multiple-vehicle crash) make sure you get help from an attorney. Even though the weather requires even more careful driving, sometimes, the reason behind the accident can be other than that. Your attorney may seek a compensation claim from the manufacturer of the vehicle or the road maintenance service that didn’t clean the snow on time.
There are many possibilities to handle such accidents. It’s important that you get a claim for your injuries and damages. Recovering after an accident may take some time. During this time you’ll have to be absent from work and lose wages while the medical bills are growing.
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