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Third North Country snowmobile crash claims life of 18-year-old

State Police say 18-year-old Luke Tyrell was traveling east on Flat Rock Road (State Snowmobile Trail C5D) Sunday morning around 11:15 when he lost control of his snowmobile.

Posted: Dec. 9, 2018 11:32 PM

MONTAGUE, NY – Tragedy strikes a third time on North Country snowmobile trail.

State Police say 18-year-old Luke Tyrell was traveling east on Flat Rock Road (State Snowmobile Trail C5D) Sunday morning around 11:15 when he lost control of his snowmobile.

Police say he struck an embankment, then a tree.

He was transported to Lewis County Hospital in Lowell where he was pronounced dead.

No word on where Tyrell was from.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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