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Snowmobile Crashes Kill Hayward Business Owner, Iowa Man

Updated: 03/10/2014 3:52 PM
Created: 03/10/2014 3:51 PM WDIO.com

Snowmobile crashes claimed two lives in northwestern Wisconsin over the weekend.

Hayward business owner Bryon Schroeder, 56, died in a crash on Spider Lake on Saturday night.  The Sawyer County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call from a female at Whiplash Resort stating that Schroeder had crashed and was not breathing.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Schroeder owned Hayward Power Sports and was president of the Sawyer County Snowmobile and ATV Alliance.

Meanwhile, the Bayfield County Sheriff's Office said a snowmobile crash near Clam Lake killed an Iowa man Sunday afternoon.  Michael Garner of Lenox, Iowa, had been riding a snowmobile that failed to make a curve on Trail 8 and hit a tree.  He died at the scene.

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