N.J. man killed on Oxbow Lake

LAKE PLEASANT – Hamilton County sheriff’s deputies said two men were severely injured, leading to one’s death, after a snowmobile accident on the east end of Oxbow Lake on Friday.

Deputues said James S. Paganessi, 59, of Flemington, N.J., was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:04 a.m. Saturday.

Thomas Vollers, 55, of Far Hills, N.J., also was seriously injured during the accident, deputies said. He was transported to Nathan Littauer Hospital before being transferred to Albany Medical Center.

Speed was a factor, deputies said.

Toxicology reports are still being investigated, deputies said.