Man killed in snowmobile crash in Wheaton
- Associated Press
- March 8, 2014 - 1:05 PM
WHEATON, Wis. — A 20-year-old man is dead after he lost control of a snowmobile and crashed into a tree in Wheaton.
The Chippewa Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1hYbtcN ) the crash happened Friday night on a public snowmobile trail.
The Chippewa County Sheriff's Department says the man was snowmobiling with three friends when he lost control and hit a tree.
Alcohol is not believed to be a factor. Authorities say speed and the driver's unfamiliarity with the trail contributed to the crash.
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