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Macedon man dies in double-fatal snowmobile crash in North Country

Officials say one of the individuals who died in an Old Forge snowmobile crash was from the town of Macedon.

Douglas Wilbert, 42, of Macedon, as well as Jason Sasso, 39, of Saugerties both were pronounced dead at the scene of a devastating crash where their snowmobiles nearly collided head-on late last week.

Law enforcement reports that they were called to the parking lot of the Enchanted Forest Water Safari a little before 11 p.m. That’s where they say the crash occurred.

The cause of the crash appears to be speed and alcohol, police said. There’s two trails that connect to the parking lot where it happened.

The snowmobilers failed to keep right, which also contributed to the crash.