MELROSE, Minn. (AP) — A snowmobile crash in Stearns County is fatal.
Sheriff John Sanner says a man crashed his snowmobile into a tree in Melrose Township New Year's Eve. The 33-year-old man from Grey Eagle was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
KNSI radio reports (http://bit.ly/WejAmO ) authorities say the victim was wearing a helmet and that alcohol appears to have been a contributing factor in the accident.
Information from: KNSI-AM, http://www.1450knsi.com
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