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Injuries sustained in snowmobile accident

SPRINGVILLE — The Erie County Sheriff’s office Snowmobile Enforcement Unit and Road Patrol were dispatched to a snowmobile accident with injury on Feb. 8 at approximately 1:40 p.m.

A 2012 Artic Cat, operated by Jason Schwartzmeyer, of Collins, was southbound on the snowmobile trail in Concord and a 2013 Ski Doo, operated by Henry Riederer, of Orchard Park, was northbound when both machines collided, near the crest of a hill.

Riederer was airlifted to Erie County Medical Center by Mercy Flight WNY with multiple injuries and Schwartmeyer was transported by ambulance to ECMC, with injuries to both arms.

The accident is still under investigation.
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