Man injured in snowmobile accident in Cass County

Authorities responded to a 911 call on Wednesday, February 8 in Cass County to a report of a snowmobile accident on the Paul Bunyan Trail in Shingobee Township near Walker, Minnesota. The call came in at 11:52 p.m. Deputies and first responders arrived on scene and found a 51-year-old man who authorities say was seriously injured.

According to Cass County Sheriff Bryan Welk, the victim from Chaska, MN, had been operating an Artic Cat XF1100 snowmobile when it had left the trail striking trees.

The victim was treated on scene and transported to a hospital in Fargo, ND, with serious injury.

The Hackensack Fire and Rescue, North Memorial Ambulance and Air Care assisted at the scene. The name of the victim has not been released, and no further details on his condition is known at this time.