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    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 6-year-old girl was killed in a snowmobile crash in northern Minnesota Monday afternoon. A 35-year-old woman was hospitalized after the crash. According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, the crash occurred around 3:15 p.m. in Gould Township, near Leech Lake. The two victims were riding the snowmobile in their yard when they hit a stump. The snowmobile was launched into a tree, the sheriff’s office said. The girl died at the scene, despite lifesaving efforts. The woman’s condition was not released. The crash is being investigated.   More On WCCO.com: Some Users Of Minnesota’s Vaccine Connector Site Put Off By Personal Questions 20 Years Later, Boy Who Froze To Death And Came Back Reflects On ‘Second Chance’ Third Stimulus Check: Will Your Next Relief Payment Be $1,400? Police: Man Dies After Being Shot While Driving In Northeast Minneapolis
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 25-year-old western Wisconsin man was hospitalized Saturday after his snowmobile struck a divot in a field and sent him flying through the air. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened around 4:30 p.m. on 650th Street, just east of River Falls, Wisconsin. READ MORE: Dominion Voting Systems Sues MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, Seeking More Than $1.3B In Damages The snowmobile driver, Conner Poling, of Hudson, Wisconsin, was airlifted to Regions Hospital in St. Paul for treatment. READ MORE: 2 Rescued From House Fire In South Minneapolis Neither his injuries nor his condition were listed by authorities. MORE NEWS: Anoka Police K9 Wounded, Armed Carjacking Suspect Dead In Isanti Co. Shooting The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is investigating the crash.   More On WCCO.com: Anoka Police K9 Wounded, Armed Carjacking Suspect Dead In Isanti Co. Shooting When Will The...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A young man is dead after a snowmobile crash on a central Minnesota lake Friday night. According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to Gull Lake near Birch Island around 11:15 p.m. Friday on a report of a crash with serious injuries. The sheriff’s office said the 18-year-old snowmobile driver crashed into the Birch Island shoreline. A friend attempted CPR, and first responders also tried lifesaving efforts. The 18-year-old was taken by helicopter to a hospital in St. Cloud, where he died. The crash is under investigation. The sheriff’s office said this is the fourth serious snowmobile crash in the county this month.   More On WCCO.com: When Will The Pandemic End? Dr. Michael Osterholm Weighs In 2nd Person, John Vang, Charged In Death Of St. Paul Toddler National Guard Helps Deliver 4,000 Of Minnesota’s Vaccines Delivered To Wrong State Bill Aims To...
    MADRID, Maine (AP) — A snowmobile rider was killed on Friday when his sled veered off a trail and crashed into a stand of trees, according to the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Ryan Ducharme, 34, of Spencer, Massachusetts, was on a connector trail on Beech Hill Road in Madrid around 10:30 p.m. when he crashed. He had been with his brother and two other snowmobile riders heading to their camp, the department said. When the others noticed that Ducharme was no longer behind them, his brother circled back and found him unresponsive off the trail. Emergency crews were called to the crash and pronounced Ducharme dead at the scene. The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife said Ducharme appears to have been going too fast for the trail conditions when his sled went off the trail. He was wearing a helmet, and alcohol was not a factor...
    MADRID, Maine (CBS) — A Spencer man died after a snowmobile crash in Madrid, Maine Friday night. Speed appears to have been a factor in the crash, according to the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Thirty-four-year-old Ryan Ducharme was with his brother and two other snowmobilers on a connector trail on Beech Hill Road. Around 10:30 p.m., his brother noticed he was no longer with the group. A Spencer man died in a snowmobile crash in Madrid, Maine (Photo Via Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife) Ducharme’s brother searched for him and found him unresponsive off the trail where his snowmobile had crashed into trees, officials said. NorthStar EMS pronounced him dead at the scene. “An initial investigation appears to show that Ducharme was traveling too fast for the trail conditions when he went off the trail. Ducharme was wearing a helmet, and alcohol was not a...
    HILLSBOROUGH, N.H. (CBS/AP) — Five separate snowmobile crashes left several riders with serious injuries over the weekend in New Hampshire. New Hampshire Fish and Game officers responded to crashes in Claremont and Middleton on Saturday and in Alexandria, Ellsworth and Hillsborough on Sunday. RELATED: Police Investigate Apparent Shooting Outside Salem Restaurant In several cases, officials said driver inexperience led to the crashes. A snowmobile crash in Middleton, N.H. (Image Credit: New Hampshire Fish and Game) In Hillsboro, a 20-year-old Biddeford, Maine, woman who had never been on a snowmobile before and didn’t know how to either turn or stop crashed head-on into a bob house on Franklin Pierce Lake. She was thrown from the machine into the bob house sustaining serious but not life-threatening injuries. RELATED: NH Man Charged With Leaving 1-Year-Old In Car While At Liquor Store A 33-year-old from Rockland was seriously injured in the Saturday crash near...
    PELHAM (CBS) — A Massachusetts woman was hurt in a snowmobile crash on Saturday. It happened around 1:25 p.m. near Noella Avenue in Pelham, New Hampshire. Police said 60-year-old Michelle Saball, of North Reading, was found on the ground by first responders. RELATED: Baker Says State Isnt Seeing Anticipated Increase Of COVID Vaccines From Feds It appears speed and alcohol were not factors in the crash. Instead, investigators believe it was likely caused by operator error. No other machines were involved. RELATED: Wilmington Valentines Day Card Drive Receives Thousands Of Cards For Seniors A woman was hurt in a snowmobile crash in Pelham (Photo Via Pelham Police) Saball was taken to Lowell General Hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. MORE: Seeing Green In Boston: Bridges Along Emerald Necklace Lit Up Pelham Police and New Hampshire Fish & Game are investigating the crash.
    DALLAS PLANTATION, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine said Wednesday that speed and alcohol use appeared to play a role in a fatal snowmobile crash in a rural part of the state. The crash killed William Arnow, 33, of Stamford, Connecticut. He was operating a snowmobile in Dallas Plantation in the northwestern part of the state on Tuesday night when he crashed into a utility pole off the side of the trail, police said. A friend operating a separate snowmobile performed CPR and called 911, after which emergency responders came to the scene. Police said Arnow died at the scene. He was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, police said. Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Tags: Associated Press, Connecticut, Maine
    PLAINFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A 56-year-old woman has died in a weekend snowmobile crash in Massachusetts, authorities said. The woman crashed into a tree in the Hampshire County town of Plainfield at about 5:45 p.m. Saturday, according to the Northwestern District Attorney office. The woman was about a mile into the Dubuque State Forest, Plainfield Volunteer Fire Chief David Alvord told WWLP-TV. She was taken by ambulance to Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton where she was pronounced dead. She had been riding with several other snowmobilers at the time. The cause of the crash remains under investigation but foul play is not suspected. Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Tags: Associated Press, Massachusetts, Rhode Island
    A 39-year-old woman is dead following a snowmobile crash in Vermont. The Vermont State Police identified the woman as Kristle Humiston of Brandon, Vermont. They say she was riding as a passenger in the back of a snowmobile in the town of Salisbury Saturday evening when the snowmobile struck an embankment and several trees. Humiston was pronounced dead at the scene. The snowmobile's driver was listed as a female 43-year-old Salisbury resident. She suffered injuries to her wrists and a head laceration. Neither of the women were wearing helmets. Authorities say the snowmobile was travelling at a high rate of speed when it crashed. The incident remains under investigation. Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Tags: Vermont, Associated Press
    GORHAM, N.H. (CBS) — A Watertown man is seriously hurt after he was thrown from his snowmobile while on a guided tour in New Hampshire. The crash happened on the Town Access Trail in Gorham around noon on Friday. According to the N.H. Fish and Game Department, 30-year-old Konstantin Ioannidis was driving his rented snowmobile when it went off the trail and hit a tree. He was thrown from the machine and sustained “significant injuries.” He was taken to Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin. A Watertown man was seriously injured in a snowmobile crash in Gorham, N.H. (Photo Via New Hampshire Fish and Game Department) Ioannidis had never been on a snowmobile before and was only minutes into the ride, the department said. Conservation Officers believe inexperience was the primary cause of the crash.
    CARROLL, N.H. (CBS) – A Massachusetts woman was seriously injured after crashing her snowmobile into the trees while riding in New Hampshire on Saturday. It happened around 3 p.m. on the Corridor 11 snowmobile in Twin Mountain. The 52-year-old woman from Dudley was riding  with family members. She lost control while going up an incline and was thrown from the machine. A woman is brought to a waiting ambulance after a Twin Mountain snowmobile crash. (Image Credit: New Hampshire Fish and Game) The woman’s husband called 911 and families members attended to her until help arrived. Firefighters brought her out of the woods with a tracked ATV. She was then taken by ambulance to Littleton Regional Hospital with serious injuries. New Hampshire Fish and Game said a mechanical malfunction may have contributed to the crash.
    WOLFEBORO (CBS) – A New Hampshire man was critically injured following a snowmobile crash on Saturday. It happened around 6 p.m. on a section of the Smith River in Wolfeboro. Conservation officers said a man was riding on the ice when he lost control and rolled over his snowmobile. During the crash, the man was thrown about 30 feet into a large rock. The 41-year-old from Wolfeboro was flown to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Speed and a lack of helmet appear to be contributing factors in the crash, New Hampshire Fish and Game said.
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