Father, Son Killed in Snowmobile Crash in Hermon, Maine - NECN


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Father, Son Killed in Snowmobile Crash in Hermon, Maine



    Alcohol Was Factor in Deadly Snowmobile Crash

    Authorities say speed and alcohol were factors in a snowmobile crash that left a man and his 10-year-old son dead.

    (Published Monday, Feb. 19, 2018)

    A Maine man and his son have died in a snowmobile crash in Hermon.

    It's the third snowmobile fatality this weekend in Maine.

    The Maine Warden Service say 33-year-old Jason Tracy of Hermon and his 10-year-old son were killed when the snowmobile they were riding hit a tree on the edge of a field early Sunday morning.

    The crash happened around 1 a.m.

    Warden Lt. Dan Scott says speed and alcohol were contributing factors in the crash, which is still under investigation.

    Officials say the boy was wearing a helmet; Tracy was not.

    The Warden Service is reminding riders to slow down, never drink and drive and be conscious of hazards and other riders on the trails.

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