MINNEAPOLIS (TBEN) – A young man died after a snowmobile accident on a central Minnesota lake on Friday night.
According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, MPs responded to Gull Lake near Birch Island around 11:15 p.m. Friday on a report of an accident with serious injuries.
The sheriff’s office said the 18-year-old snowmobile driver crashed on the shore of Birch Island. A friend tried CPR, and first responders also tried to save lives.
The 18-year-old man was taken by helicopter to a hospital in Saint-Cloud, where he died.
The accident is under investigation.
The sheriff’s office said it was the fourth serious snowmobile accident in the county this month.