Snowmobiler killed in Wright County

SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP, Minn. (AP) — A snowmobiler has died in Wright County after crashing into a snow crest.

Sheriff’s officials say 51-year-old Craig Peitz, of Buffalo, vaulted on a hill, slammed into the snow crest and was thrown from the machine Saturday.

The Star Tribune (http://strib.mn/1cewWHK ) reports the snowmobiler was taken to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale where he died.

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Information from: Star Tribune, http://www.startribune.com

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