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Five Killed in Wisconsin Snowmobile Crashes in One Weekend

Five Killed in Wisconsin Snowmobile Crashes in One Weekend

Created: February 11, 2019 10:59 AM

MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) - Five people have died in weekend snowmobile crashes in Wisconsin.

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The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says the crashes happened Friday and Saturday in Calumet, Dunn, Langlade, Iron and Forest counties. In western Wisconsin, a 28-year-old rural Boyceville man died when he apparently lost control of his snowmobile and crashed on a Dunn County trail Saturday. A 41-year-old woman was killed Saturday night when her snowmobile collided with a car in Langlade County.

In Calumet County, a snowmobiler on Lake Winnebago struck a snowbank or ice crack and flipped over Saturday afternoon. In Forest County, a passenger was thrown from a snowmobile on Lake Pickerel and struck by a second snowmobile Saturday night.

In northern Wisconsin, the Iron County Sheriff's Office says a 43-year-old woman died after her snowmobile collided with a semi Friday.

Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

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