BREAKING NEWS: Snowmobile crash seriously injures Owatonna man
A snowmobile crash in rural Steele County has seriously injured an Owatonna man.
The crash involved a single snowmobile on a trail along the 11000 block of 42nd Avenue SW in Berlin Township near Hope, according to the Steele County Sheriff’s Office. The incident happened just before 8 p.m. on Saturday.
Chief Deputy Scott Hanson said an unidentified 61-year-old man was “unconscious and breathing” when deputies and emergency responders arrived on the scene. The man was airlifted from the scene to St. Marys Hospital in Rochester, Hanson said, adding no further information was available about the man’s condition.
The crash remains under investigation.