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UPDATE: Man In Fatal Snowmobile Crash Near Harvey, ND Identified

He was taken to the Harvey hospital but died.

HARVEY, N.D. (KFGO/KVRR) – North Dakota Highway Patrol has identified the victim as 59-year-old Bradley Patzer of Harvey, North Dakota.   **ORIGINAL STORY BELOW** A 59-year-old Harvey, North Dakota man died of injuries suffered in a snowmobile crash Sunday shortly before 5 p.m. It happened on private property near Harvey. The State Patrol said the man was testing a snowmobile…

Moorhead man injured in snowmobile crash in Becker County

The Becker County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call of a snowmobile crash on South Tulaby Lane

BECKER COUNTY, Minn. (KVRR) — A Moorhead man is hurt after crashing his snowmobile in Becker County. It happened around 11 a.m. Morgan Leiseth, of Moorhead, was traveling northbound on South Tulaby Lake Lane when he left the trail and hit a tree. The 45-year-old was taken by North Memorial Air Care to Sanford Hospital in Fargo. His injuries are unknown…

Chanhassen Man Dead After Rolling Snowmobile In Becker County

Authorities were called around 10:30 Saturday morning to Wilderness Bay Road

BECKER CO., Minn. — A man tragically dies after rolling his snowmobile in Becker County. Authorities were called around 10:30 Saturday morning to Wilderness Bay Road near the Becker and Hubbard county line in northeastern Becker County. They say 50-year-old Troy Eggers of Chanhassen, Minnesota was operating the machine and died at the scene. The rollover remains under investigation. Categories:…

Becker County Man Suffers Severe Injuries in Snowmobile Accident

His current condition is unknown.

HAMDEN TOWNSHIP, Minn.–A Becker County man was severely injured in a snowmobile crash on Wednesday. The Becker County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a crash two miles north of Audubon at approximately 4:30 p.m. Authorities say 35-year-old Jeffrey Gillespie and his 15-year-old son were snowmobiling when Gillespie hit a snow embankment and slowed down. The snowmobile kicked up snow…

Grand Forks Man Arrested After Fleeing Police on Snowmobile

Forty-four-year-old Joel Novak was arrested for fleeing.

POLK COUNTY, Minn.–A Grand Forks man was arrested early Sunday morning after attempting to flee from a Polk County Deputy. The Deputy was near the Fisher Rest area off Highway 2 when he noticed two snowmobile riders. He tried to make contact, but they fled in different directions. The deputy located one of the snowmobiles and tried to make contact…

Menahga Man On Snowmobile Hit And Killed

46-year-old Jesse Jones was driving in the ditch of Highway 71

MENAHGA, MN — A Menahga man has died after crashing his snowmobile into a car. Minnesota State Patrol says 46-year-old Jesse Jones was driving in the ditch of Highway 71 around 7 a.m. when he tried to leave and get onto the shoulder of the highway. Jones ended up going into the northbound lane and was hit by a car. He…

Boy’s Death Could Lead To Harsher DWI Penalties In Minnesota

8-year-old Alan Geisenkoetter, Jr. Was Killed By A Drunk Snowmobiler

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The penalty for DWI offenses in Minnesota could become stricter after a boy was killed by a drunk snowmobiler. The House transportation committee approved a bill to allow for DWI convictions whether they’re on the road, trails or snow. The bill would limit someone with a DWI issued while operating a car from operating other vehicles….

Kids Get Certified in Snowmobile Safety Before Starting Their Engines

The class was for kids 12 and up

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Snowmobiling can be a fun winter sport for many but it can also get dangerous for new riders who aren’t used to the machine.  That’s why many kids strapped on their helmets for a Snowmobile Safety Class at Moorhead High School. For some families, winter isn’t just a cold and dark abyss. It’s a time when they can…

Detroit Lakes’ Ultra Snowmobile Campout and Show

The Ultra Snowmobile Club is hosting a camp out, swap meet and show on Saturday and Sunday

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Hot weather, bright sun and…snowmobiles? The Ultra Snowmobile Club is hosting a camp out, swap meet and show on Saturday and Sunday. People of all ages are invited to enjoy the weekend and the activities. There will be a snowmobile show and vendors selling equipment. Whether you need some updated gear, additional accessories or a new…