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Iowa man killed in Mercer snowmobile crash


January 8, 2018

MERCER, Wis. — An Iowa man was killed in a snowmobile accident in the town of Mercer Friday.

The Iron County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a snowmobile accident on Trail 9 in Mercer at 1:55 p.m., according to a department news release.

The 56-year-old snowmobiler was unresponsive when first responders arrived on the scene, Sheriff Tony Furyk said in the release, and was later pronounced dead.

A preliminary investigation showed the man’s snowmobile left the trail and hit a tree, according to the release.

While Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources continues to investiga...

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