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Wisconsin snowmobile death toll reaches 14



The winter snowmobile fatality toll in Wisconsin rose to 14 last week with two deaths on Feb. 12.

That’s almost double the deaths that were recorded last winter.

The latest fatalities were reported in Clark and Florence counties, according to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

In the Florence County accident, a 36-year-old man fell off the snowmobile he was riding and was run over by a groomer that was approaching from the opposite direction on a hill, according to a DNR report.

The 14 people had died through Feb. 17, the last day th...

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