Snowmobile Accident Severely Injures 1 in Gogebic Co.

Created: 01/25/2014 2:11 PM

The Gogebic County Sheriff's Office responded to a snowmobile crash west of Wakefield on Friday night.

Deputies said the accident happened at about 9:30 p.m. They said a snowmobile was headed west on Snowmobile Trail #2 and failed to negotiate a corner. Deputies said it went off the trail and hit a tree, stranding the driver at the bottom of a ravine.

Deputies were able to get the driver out with a rescue sled and a snowmobile, along with assistance from EMS. The driver was brought to the hospital with severe, non-life-threatening injuries.

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