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Single Snowmobile Accident on Ossipee Lake

Freedom – On Saturday, February 27th, at approximately 3:45 pm NH Fish and Game was notified of a single party snowmobile accident on Ossipee Lake in Freedom. On scene Conservation Officers along with the Freedom Fire Department found a single male who had been riding the shore line of Ossipee Lake.  On scene investigation revealed that the snowmobile had apparently struck a large snow covered rock resulting in the snowmobile and operator being ejected approximately 75 feet. The operator identified as Christopher Baddeley, 48 of Windham NH, suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries and was taken by ambulance to Huggins Hospital in Wolfeboro. Speed and riding conditions seem to be contributing factors. Riders are reminded to pay extra attention in unfamiliar areas and adjust speed accordingly.

SOURCE: NH Fish and Game Press Release