State Police investigate fatal snowmobile accident


ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – State Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Interstate 787, Exit 4B southbound. One person, operating a snowmobile, has died after colliding with a tractor-trailer. 

No one else was injured in the accident. 


State Police have identified the deceased driver of the snowmobile as Raymond E. Chevalier, 40, of Schenectady.  The preliminary investigation shows that Chevalier was operating his snowmobile south bound on I-787 when he rear-ended the tractor trailer being driven by Paul O. Morrison, 54, of Esperance.

Morrison was not impaired and has cooperated fully with the investigation.  The investigation into the accident continues. 

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