According to the Daily Freeman, local Saugerties man dies on a snowmobile accent:
WEBB, N.Y. — A Saugerties man died after a nearly head-on snowmobile crash in Old Forge near the Enchanted Forest Water Safari Amusement Park on state Route 28 in Herkimer County, Webb police said.
Jason Sasso, 39, was southbound on Route 28 at about 10:45 p.m. Thursday in a 2020 Polaris snowmobile Thursday when he collided with a northbound 2020 Ski-Doo snowmobile driven by Douglas Wilbert, 42, of Macedon in Wayne County, police said.
Both men were pronounced dead at the scene, according to Webb Police Chief Ron Johnston. Sasso and Wilbert were riding alone, he said.
The accident happened at the connector trail between North Street’s Trail 1 and Route 28. Johnston said Wilbert was headed toward the Trail 5 entrance when the crash occurred.
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