Rhode Island man dies In Baxter State Park snowmobile crash
T2 R9 WELS -– A 22-year-old Rhode Island Man died on the afternoon of Saturday, March 14 when his snowmobile went off trail and struck a tree at a high rate of speed in the southern end of Baxter State Park.
At approximately 1:30 p.m. Timothy G. Lagesse of Pascoag, Rhode Island was snowmobiling on the 112 Trail in the south end of Baxter State Park at a high rate of speed when he veered off the left side of the trail and struck a tree 12 feet from the trail.
The Maine Warden Service, Millinocket Fire Department and a Baxter State Park ranger responded to the crash. Lagesse was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency personnel and taken to Lamson Funeral home in Millinocket.