Man killed in snowmobile accident in Elyria Township

ELYRIA TOWNSHIP, Ohio - The Elyria Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly accident involving a man on a snowmobile on Murray Ridge Road.

Law enforcement responded just after midnight Monday.

Crews say 35-year-old Jared Fenik was driving a snowmobile and crashed into a trash receptacle.

Fenik was ejected and hit a utility pole.

According to a press release, Elyria Township EMS and Lorain County deputies performed CPR.

OSP reports Fenik died at University Hospitals in Elyria.

Fenik was wearing a safety helmet.

Alcohol is suspected to be a factor.

Google Map for coordinates 41.382778 by -82.150054.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.