Man killed in snowmobile accident in Elyria Township

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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.

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