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Associated Press, Published January 02 2013

Man killed in Minn. snowmobile crash

MELROSE, Minn. — 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.

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Information from: KNSI-AM, http://www.1450knsi.com


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