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Man killed in Stearns Co. snowmobile crash

  • Associated Press
  • January 2, 2013 - 12:58 PM

MELROSE, Minn. - A snowmobile crash in Stearns County is fatal.

Sheriff John Sanner says a man crashed his snowmobile into a tree in Melrose Township New Year's Eve. The 33-year-old man from Grey Eagle was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

KNSI radio reports ( http://bit.ly/WejAmO) authorities say the victim was wearing a helmet and that alcohol appears to have been a contributing factor in the accident.

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Information from: KNSI-AM, http://www.1450knsi.com

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