EUSTIS – The 2017 snowmobile season is proving to be deadly.
A fatal crash in Eustis is the 7th so far this season.
Game officials say Dennis Picard, 60, was traveling on a trail near Landers Farm Road around 3:00 p.m. Sunday.
The Massachusetts man was the last rider in a group of sleds. He ended up losing control around a sharp corner and crashed into a tree.
Picard was pronounced dead at the scene and the crash remains under investigation.
The rash of deadly crashes prompted wardens to send out a call for safety on the trails.
They say this years good snow conditions has inspired more riders to hit the trails and they’re asking people to slow down and ride safely.