WEST TURIN, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a central New York man has died in a snowmobiling accident in upstate New York's Tug Hill region.

The Lewis County Sheriff's Office says 42-year-old Jonathan Allen of Utica was traveling on a trail in the town of West Turin at around 8:30 a.m. Sunday when he crashed while turning onto another trail.

Deputies say his snowmobile left the trail and hit a tree.

Allen was taken to Lewis County General Hospital in nearby Lowville, where he was pronounced dead.

The accident occurred in an area of the Tug Hill region east of Lake Ontario that's a popular destination for snowmobile enthusiasts.

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