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Three involved in snowmobile accidents

WARRENSBURG - An accident was reported on the Northern Warren trail system north of Warrensburg near Pack Forest Feb. 20 for a snowmobile being operated by 16 year old Alisha Higgins of Lagrangeville. She failed to negotiate a turn in the trail, police said. Higgins and her 17 year old passenger, Becky Baldwin of Millbrook were both thrown from the snowmobile when it overturned. Both were transported to the Glens Falls Hospital by Warrensburg Emergency Squad and were treated for minor injuries then.

Another accident occurred on Lake George just east of the end of Assembly Point Road in the Town of Queensbury. A snowmobile operated by James Schoonover, age 42, of Cleverdale struck a pressure ridge in the ice, causing him to be thrown from the snowmobile, police said. He was transported to Glens Falls Hospital by North Queensbury Emergency Squad for a possible back injury. No tickets were issued in either accident.

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