POMFRET — A 56-year-old New York resident died during a snowmobile race in Pomfret yesterday.
The incident took place at the Suicide Six ski area at around 2:30 p.m.
During a snowmobile race, one of the riders was traveling down the mountain when they left the course area and crashed into a tree.
The driver sustained fatal injuries.
State Police were assisted by Woodstock Rescue, Pomfret Fire, and DHART on the scene.
Police have not yet released the name of the victim.