Illinois man killed in Oneida County snowmobile vs. vehicle crash

Published: Jan. 26, 2023 at 8:09 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 26, 2023 at 9:35 PM CST
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MCNAUGHTON, Wis. (WSAW) - The Oneida County Sheriff’s Department has released the name of a man killed Thursday while snowmobiling.

Investigators said Michael Green, 57, was attempting to cross Highway 47 near McNaughton with a group of snowmobilers when he was struck by a vehicle. The crash happened near Bridge Road in the town of Newbold.

Green was the last snowmobiler in the group. He died at the scene due to his injuries. Authorities said Green is from Oak Lawn, Illinois.

The driver of the vehicle was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is completing the accident report. The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Newbold Fire Department, The Wisconsin State Patrol, Rhinelander Fire Department, DNR, Oneida County Hwy Department, and the Oneida County Medical Examiner’s Department.