Woman identified in fatal snowmobile accident

The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office has identified the woman killed in a snowmobile accident on Saturday, January 7. Authorities say 55-year-old Nancy Leann Grieman of Albertville, Minn. died when the snowmobile she was driving hit a tree.

At around 1:15 p.m. on Saturday, area first responders were called to a report of a personal injury snowmobile accident on the Bearskin snowmobile trail in Morcom Township, approximately 30 miles north of Hibbing.

According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, it appeared the Grieman, who was the only occupant of the snowmobile, had lost control while navigating a turn, causing her to strike a tree.

The accident remains under investigation by the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office and the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.