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Syracuse Man Killed In Snowmobile Accident in Redfield

REDFIELD, NY – State Police in Pulaski are investigating a fatal snowmobile accident that occurred at approximately 5 p.m. Thursday on snowmobile Trail C5A-near Little John Drive in the town of Redfield.

The investigation revealed 72-year-old Richard T. Becher from Syracuse was operating a 2016 SkiDoo snowmobile eastbound on Trail C5A when he lost control on a curve and was ejected into the path of a westbound snowmobile, operated by George A. Longtin, 51, from Manlius.

Becher was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Longtin was not injured.

The investigation is continuing.