Indiana Man, 26, Killed in Bayfield Co. Snowmobile Crash

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

A 26-year-old Indiana man was killed in a snowmobile accident Sunday afternoon.

DNR Warden and Snowmobile Safety Administrator Gary Eddy says the man was killed when he failed to negotiate a curve while driving his snowmobile on a road open to snowmobile traffic in the Town of Barnes in Bayfield County.

Eddy says the accident occurred around 3 p.m. Speed and alcohol are believed to be factors. An investigation continues.

This tragic event pushes to 16 the number of snowmobiler fatalities in Wisconsin during this snowmobiling season.

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