Snowmobile Accident Injures Minnesota Man

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Michigan State Police

Michigan State Police

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post say one person was injured in a snowmobile crash in Marquette County yesterday afternoon.

46-year-old Kent Holtz of Becker, Minnesota was injured when he lost control of his machine and it left the trail and struck a tree.

The accident happened around 1:00 p.m. on Trail 8 near County Road 496 in Diorite.

Holtz told authorities he lost sight of the trail due to snow kicked up by another snowmobile on the trail.

He was taken to UP Health System-Bell for treatment of serious injuries sustained in the crash.

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