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1 Injured in Mt. Iron Snowmobile Accident

Created: 01/11/2014 2:57 PM WDIO.com

A man from Iron, Minn. was injured in a snowmobile accident on Saturday in Mt. Iron.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office said the accident happened near the Campground Road and Highway 169 at about 11:30 a.m.

Deputies said 39-year-old Norman Konecny, from Iron, was headed south on his snowmobile in the ditch off of the Campground Road. He hit a rock and was thrown from the snowmobile, and the snowmobile flipped on top of him, according to authorities.

Konecny was brought to Essentia Health Hospital in Virginia with non-life-threatening injuries.

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