“We lost a beloved member of the Burke Mountain family last night … Everyone here at Burke extends Denny’s family our sincerest condolences and strength to help work through this extraordinarily difficult period.” – Burke Mountain, VT officials
A Burke Mountain, VT snowcat operator died after being throw from the snowcat he was in on Sunday.
According to the Vermont State Police, the snowcat driver, Denny Degreenia, 45, was driving the cat on Sunday night when it unexpectedly rolled over.
Denny was thrown from the machine when it rolled.
Denny was pronounced dead at the scene by rescue personnel.
There was a passenger, Clifford Savage, 27, in the snowcat when it rolled over who was not seriously injured in the accident.
The two men were reportedly checking on snowmaking equipment at the time of the accident.
An investigation into the incident has been launched.