NEWS/PUBLIC SAFETY

By News Release

HILLSBORO – A 20 year-old Hillsboro man was injured in a snowmobile crash this evening on a local trail near Bear Hill Road Saturday evening in Hillsboro.

Kyle Nutter was snowmobiling with a group of friends who called 911 as soon as they found him on the ground while crossing a field.

Hillsboro Fire/EMS, Hillsboro Police Department and New Hampshire Fish and Game Conservation Officers responded to the scene.  Nutter was transported from the scene to Concord Hospital for treatment.

New Hampshire Fish and Game is investigating the accident as speed and alcohol may have been contributing factors.

Nutter was wearing proper riding gear at the time of the accident.  Conservation Officers continue to stress the importance of snowmobiling responsibly, with companions, and to be prepared for the unexpected.

Click on www.ride.nh.gov for more information on safe snowmobiling in New Hampshire.