A snowmobiler from Illinois was killed Monday, Jan. 21, in an accident near Overland Reservoir, in the vicinity of Electric Mountain Lodge. Delta County Sheriff Fred McKee reports Mike Fonderoli, 31, was riding with a group of friends when his machine went airborne.
Fonderoli landed awkwardly on the machine when it hit the ground. He died at the scene.
Delta County sheriff's deputies responded to the scene around 11:30 a.m. Monday. Fonderoli was transported by helicopter to Delta County Memorial Hospital. An autopsy was conducted Tuesday morning.
Fonderoli was a resident of Cherry, Ill.
Sheriff McKee expressed appreciation to members of the Paonia Volunteer Fire Department for providing a snowmobile to transport Deputy Georgette Stroud to the scene. Roads in the area are inaccessible in the wintertime.blog comments powered by Disqus