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Man dies after snowmobile crash in Mayville

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Posted at 4:45 AM, Jan 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-01 04:17:03-05

MAYVILLE, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly snowmobile accident.

Deputies say 37-year-old Thomas Allen from Dunkirk crashed a snowmobile on a trail near Bloomer Road in Mayville just after 10:00 p.m. Sunday.

Emergency medical crews tried to save Allen but were unable to. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Chautauqua County Coroner.

The sheriff's office says his body is being taken to Erie County Medical Center to determine a cause of death.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

A GoFundMe was set up by friends of the Allen family to help cover the cost of expenses. You can donate to it here.