CHURUBUSCO — A Saranac woman was seriously injured in a snowmobile accident late Saturday night.

According to Chazy-based State Police, Anna M. Bentley, 19, was riding a sled in a field on private property at 876 State Route 189 in Churubusco at 11:54 p.m. when she lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree.

Bentley, who was not wearing a helmet at the time, suffered head trauma and facial lacerations, police said. She was transported to Alice Hyde Medical Center in Malone.

She was later transported to Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vt., where she was listed in critical condition Sunday evening.

Investigation into the incident continued Sunday, according to police.

— By Staff Writer Ashleigh Livingston

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