ALMELUND (AP) -- A 32-year-old man died after his snowmobile crashed into some trees in east-central Minnesota.
Timothy O'Shea, of rural Taylors Falls, was riding on a trail when he went off the trail and hit the trees Wednesday evening, the Chisago County Sheriff's Office said.
Rescuers found O'Shea in full cardiac arrest and were unable to revive him.
The crash was reported by a friend who was with O'Shea when the accident happened.
Waite Park officer 2-for-2 in heart attack saves
WAITE PARK (AP) -- Police officer Arlan Schermerhorn is 2-for-2.
For the second time this year, Schermerhorn saved someone who was having a heart attack.
He was called to an apartment building around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. A distraught man who met him at the door grabbed Schermerhorn and pointed toward his wife.
Schermerhorn hooked up a Medtronic defibrillator and zapped the woman's heart. She was in serious condition Wednesday at St. Cloud Hospital.
Last April, Schermerhorn used the defibrillator to save the life of a 78-year-old man who had collapsed at home.
S.D. man dies in snowplow crash
FULDA (AP) -- A South Dakota man died after his van collided with a state snowplow in southwestern Minnesota.
Rainold Wolff, 67, Parker, S.D., was driving a van on state Highway 62 about six miles east of Fulda when he collided with the Minnesota Department of Transportation plow at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, the Minnesota State Patrol said.
Both vehicles were westbound at the time.
The snowplow operator was not injured.
Northwest suspends baggage handlers
EAGAN (AP) -- Three baggage handlers were suspended Wednesday by Northwest Airlines, two days after they were filmed by a television news crew throwing around holiday season packages as though they were basketballs.
"We were embarrassed and disturbed by their actions," said Dirk McMahon, Northwest senior vice president-customer service.
Northwest is investigating the matter further.
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