February 27, 2017

Massachusett's man killed in Maine's seventh snowmobile fatality

A Massachusetts man was killed yesterday in Maine’s seventh fatal snowmobile crash. Dennis Picard, 60, of South Chatham was killed while snowmobiling on an ITS trail near Landers Farm Road just before 3:00 PM yesterday afternoon. Picard was the last snowmobiler in a group. While navigating around a sharp corner he lost control and struck a tree.

Picard was pronounced dead on scene by paramedics with NorthStar Ambulance. Eustis Fire Department personnel responded and assisted on scene. The Medical Examiner’s Office will be examining the body. This incident remains under investigation by the Maine Warden Service.