MARTINSBURG — A 21-year-old Lewis County man was killed when his snowmobile crashed into a tree after midnight Saturday morning.
Sheriff’s deputies said Ladet J. Goutermout, of Copenhagen, was westbound on Rector Road at about 1 a.m. when he failed to negotiate a curve in the road on his 2019 Polaris. Deputies said the snowmobile went off the pavement and hit a tree.
Goutermout was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.