LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — An FDNY firefighter was killed in a snowmobiling accident in Upstate New York on Thursday.
Thirty-five-year-old Carmine Barresi, of the Bronx, died after crashing on Lake George.READ MORE: SUV Crashes Into Manhattan Deli Following Collision With Second Vehicle; 6 People Injured
Investigators say the snowmobile hit a boat dock, launching Barresi through a sheet of ice and into the water. He was in the water for about 30 minutes before local emergency responders found him and pulled him out.READ MORE: Firefighters Defy Elements, Rescue Man At Base Of Great Falls
He died at a nearby hospital.MORE NEWS: Police: Woman Wanted For Punching MTA Bus Driver In Manhattan
FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro says Barresi was part of Engine Company 64 in the Bronx.