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Snowmobile Victim Discovered by Groomer

21 Jan News

A snowmobile accident in Vilas County was discovered by a groomer last night.

A groomer from the Bo Boen Snowmobile Club discovered the snowmobile which struck a tree at just after 10 last night. The accident occurred on trail number 6, which is located near Content Lake Road.

Several rescue and law enforcement agencies from that area responded to the scene. The operator was transported to Howard Young Medical Center for treatment of injuries.

The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office says that alcohol was a factor in the accident. The victim’s name and condition were not given at this time.

The incident remains under investigation by the DNR and Vilas County Sheriff’s Office.