Snowmobile Fatal Victim Identified

UPDATE 11:50 a.m.

On 02/08/18 at approximately 4:49 a.m., the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office along with the town of Granby Fire/Rescue and Menter Ambulance, were called to the scene of a fatal snowmobile accident on Bingham Road at the intersection of Pratt Drive in the town of Granby.

Brian L. Beames, 29, of Bingham Road in the town of Granby, was operating a 2005 Yamaha snowmobile east on Pratt Drive, went through the intersection at Bingham Road leaving the roadway on the east shoulder of Bingham Road and struck a tree, deputies said.

Beames was the only person involved in the accident and was pronounced dead at the scene.

He was wearing a helmet.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.


GRANBY – A fatal snowmobile accident is under investigation today (Feb. 8) in the town of Granby.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to Pratt Drive, off Bingham Road, around 5 a.m.

The snowmobile operator was dead when they arrived, according to reports.

The time of the accident and cause are not yet known.

The driver’s identity has not been released.

The accident remains under investigation; check back for updates.