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BENNINGTON – A Cowlesville man died sometime overnight after the snowmobile he was riding southbound on Folsomdale Road in the Town of Bennington traveled off the east shoulder of the road and struck a road sign, Wyoming County sheriff’s officials said today.

Jeffery J. Kirsch, 30, was discovered early this morning by a town plow truck operator and pronounced dead at the scene just south of Bear Road, sheriff’s officials said.

Sheriff’s deputies were assisted by the Strykersville Fire Department, Harris Corners Fire Department and Wyoming County Emergency Services. The investigation is continuing.