OAKLAND – The Maine Warden Service is investigating the death of a Massachussetts’ man, whose snowmobile fell through thin ice on a lake in Oakland.
Game wardens said Richard Dumont, 52, was driving a friend’s snowmobile towards the outlet of Messalonskee Lake when it broke through.
This picture, showing the tracks leading to the point where Dumont fell into the icy water.
The incident was reported just before 3 p.m. Saturday.
Rescue crews were able to pull Dumont from the water before taking him to inland hospital in Waterville, where he was later pronounced dead.