State Police Investigate Fatal Snowmobile Crash in
Town of Montague
Published: February 04, 2024
at 07:30 p.m.
By: Press Release from New York State Police
Fatal Snowmobile Crash in Lewis County
On February 3,
2024, at 2:47 a.m., State Police responded to Culpepper Road in the town of
Montague for a reported snowmobile crash with serious injuries.
has determined that 33-year-old Richard M. Mangiardi Jr., from Pittsfield,
Massachusetts was snowmobiling with family and friends on a 2017 Artic Cat
snowmobile on a trail near Culpepper Road when he failed to negotiate a
curve, exited the trail and struck a tree.
suffered a traumatic head injury and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
State Police were
assisted at the scene by Lewis County Search and Rescue.