Firefighter from Utica killed in snowmobile accident in Lewis County

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A firefighter from Utica was killed in a weekend snowmobile accident in Lewis County. The Sheriff’s Department investigated the incident, which occurred in West Turin. Police say 29 year old Mathew Benn of Sauquiot was sledding shortly after midnight Saturday on a trail when he failed to negotiate a curve according to Sheriff’s Deputies. The sled went off the right side of the trail and struck a tree. Benn was ejected as a result. He later died of his injuries at Lewis County General Hospital.

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