Two killed in Tug Hill snowmobile crash, including Canandaigua man

MONTAGUE, N.Y. (WHEC) – Two men were kiled when their snowmobiles crashed head-on early Friday morning in the Tug Hill.

New York State Police say 44-year-old Charles Eldred, Jr. of Canandaigua and 64-year-old Nicholas Klym of N.J. were pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers say the crash occurred at 12:45 a.m. on a trail along Rector Road in Montague, Lewis County. They believe Klym failed to keep right at the crest of a small hill.

The investigation is ongoing.