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Ely Man Dies in Snowmobile Accident

Ely Man Dies in Snowmobile Accident

March 20, 2017 10:33 PM

ELY, Minn. - A 48-year-old man has died from a snowmobile crash that happened Sunday afternoon.

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The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office has identified him as Christopher Yarger from Ely.

Authorities responded to a snowmobile crash on Shagawa Lake near the 400 Block of Shagawa Road North in Ely around 2:49 p.m. Sunday.

Authorities say speed and alcohol appear to be contributing factors in the accident.


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