Wisconsin man dies in snowmobile crash
December 17, 2019
By TOM LAVENTURE
Watersmeet Township — A Wisconsin man died Saturday after his snowmobile struck a downed tree near Watersmeet Township, according to Lac Vieux Desert Tribal Police Department.
The crash occurred at 7:30 p.m., on Trail No. 2, according to Sgt. Nick Christ in a phone interview Monday. A tree had fallen on the trail during the day and it went unreported, the rider, a 54-year-old Almond, Wisconsin man was snowmobiling at night and struck the fallen tree, he said.
“He died at the scene,” Christ said, adding that the crash was reported right a...