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Ham Lake Man Suffers Non-Life Threatening Injuries in Snowmobile Accident

Authorities sayan 18-year-old Ham Lake man suffered non-life threatening injuries in a snowmobile accident on Saturday afternoon in Cook's MorcomTownship. Authorities sayan 18-year-old Ham Lake man suffered non-life threatening injuries in a snowmobile accident on Saturday afternoon in Cook's MorcomTownship. |  Photo: WDIO-TV/File

WDIO-TV
Updated: February 17, 2018 11:50 PM

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says an 18-year-old Ham Lake man suffered non-life threatening injuries in a snowmobile accident on Saturday afternoon in Cook's Morcom Township.

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The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, along with members from the Cook Ambulance Service and Bearville First Responders responded to the scene shortly after 1:30 on HWY 5 South of HWY 22.

Authorities say the driver of the snowmobile, Ethan Haak was operating his snowmobile alone traveling southbound in the east ditch of HWY 5 just south of HWY 22 when his ski caught a section of old barbed wire fencing in the ditch. 

Haak was thrown from his snowmobile, which also overturned. Authorities say he was complaining of back pain at the scene, and was transported to Cook hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The accident was investigated by the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office.              


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