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News Tribune staff, Duluth News Tribune , Published February 27 2012

1 dead in snowmobile accident near Orr, Minn.

Timothy James Schultz, 45, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died as a result of head trauma after a snowmobile accident Saturday near Orr.

The accident occurred shortly before 6:30 p.m. on the Bill Morgan Trail between the Arrowhead and Ash River trails, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Department. Schultz struck a tree. No other vehicles appeared to have been involved in the accident.

Ambulance emergency medical technicians and first responders attempted to revive Schultz, but they were unsuccessful and he died on the scene, according to the sheriff’s report. The accident remains under investigation.

Respondents to the accident included crews from the Kabetogama First Responders, the International Falls Ambulance and Life Link III helicopter.