Highway Patrol investigates fatal snowmobile accident

HARPERSFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio - The Ashtabula Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal snowmobile accident that occurred Thursday night around 10 p.m.

According to the Highway Patrol, David V Mastro, of Thompson, Ohio, was riding a Yamaha SRX 700 westbound on S. River Road just east of State Route 534 in Harpersfield Township

Matstro, 44, failed to negotiate a curve and drove off the right side of the road striking a guardrail. Mastro, who was wearing a helmet, was thrown from the snowmobile, the patrol said.

The victim was transported to University Hospital of Geneva, where he was pronounced dead.

The OSHP continues to investigate this accident.

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